Bernie Sanders

Jon Queally, staff writer
Though otherwise impressed by his bold positions on economic inequality, climate change, and getting money out of politics, progressive campaigners on Thursday presented presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders with a demand that he take a much stronger position against U.S. militarism, endless war, and a bloated Pentagon budget that directly...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Decrying what they describe as "a barely legal, backdoor form of bribery," a...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"I endorse Brother Bernie Sanders because he is a long distance runner with integrity in the struggle for justice for over 50 years," Dr. Cornel West said of the Senator from Vermont. (Photo: James Stewart/cc/flickr)
Extolling his "authenticity and integrity" in the struggle against greed,...


Bernie Sanders, kicking off his presidential campaign today, made mainstream headlines for questioning whether an economy where the top one-tenth of 1% owns more than the other 90% is a "moral" economy, not an "obscene" one. Duh: not. For those dismayed by his truth-telling, see "I, Too, Am America," a photo exhibit by fast-food and low-wage workers fighting for a living wage, scrambling to get by and insisting, “We need to be able to live.” Langston Hughes: "Tomorrow/I'll be at the table."