Bernie Sanders

Jon Queally, staff writer
Making official what was initially reported on Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders has told the Associated Press : "I am running for president." In an interview with the news agency, Sanders jumped right into a discussion about his populist mindset and progressive agenda while issuing an additional message for those doubting that he—a self-described...
Common Dreams staff
Sources reported Tuesday afternoon that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.),...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Would you believe that Congress is still shoveling billions into the pockets of oil, gas and coal interests, ensuring that these companies remain some of the most under-taxed in our entire economy?" asks Friends of the Earth president Erich Pica. (Photo: Reto Fetz/cc/flickr)
Despite the clear need to move away from a fossil fuel-based energy system, U.S...


Partnering with Brave New Films to counter the increasingly right-wing slant of a "new media ecosystem," intrepid independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has launched a weekly online show, "Senator Sanders Unfiltered," to speak directly with voters on health care, the class divide and other issues. See the first one here "Democratic debate has always been a two-way street. Now, it's more like five intersecting eight-lane highways. I'm pleased to be running out into the middle of that traffic."