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Michael Sainato

Michael Sainato

Michael Sainato is a Florida-based journalist focusing on environmental and civil rights issues.

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2020: Democratic Establishment vs. Democratic Socialists

Meet three new challengers to the entrenched old guard.

Michael Sainato ·


The Billionaires v. Bernie

The democratic socialist candidate is under attack from the super rich, their corporations, lobbyists, and think tanks. Some are even backing his 2020 Democratic primary rivals.

Michael Sainato ·


'Animal Fur Is Obsolete': Lawmakers Push Bills to Ban Sale of Animal Fur in California, Hawaii, and New York City

"This is a clear global movement away from the use of animal furs, especially among the world’s most respected brands and retailers."

Michael Sainato ·


'They Obviously Can Afford to': Workers Call On Walmart To Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

As the Walton Family continues amassing greater wealth from Walmart’s success, employees at Walmart retail stores struggle with poverty, low wages, and larger workloads due to understaffing

Michael Sainato ·


Three Women Charged With Grand Theft Felony For Saving Thrown Away Baby Cow

"Factory farming is inherently cruel, but even from a factory farm perspective throwing live babies into graveyard situations where they are going to languish, slowly starve to death and suffer heat stroke is a clear criminal violation. I don't know of anyone who would argue that is an acceptable practice."

Michael Sainato ·


Police Arrest 58 Activists After Factory Conditions Exposed at 'Free Range' Perdue Supplier

The animals rights organization, Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) provided exclusive undercover footage of visibly sick and starving birds at a Petaluma, California based Lakeville Growers’ Petaluma Poultry Farm, dispelling the company’s claims of raising organic and free range chickens

Michael Sainato ·


A Progressive Tide

The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. A blue wave is now pulling the party to the left

Michael Sainato ·


The False Narratives Used to Try to Derail Bernie's Army

The most damning criticisms of Our Revolution in a new Politico piece are unquoted and unsourced

Michael Sainato ·

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