Bernie Sanders

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a rally on March 26, 2021.
"If Senator McConnell and Republicans in the Senate continue their strategy of obstructionism, it means passing a progressive agenda through the Senate with 51 votes."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A protester holds a sign outside Pfizer Worldwide Headquarters in Manhattan to call on the Biden administration to push pharmaceutical companies to commit to equitable global vaccine distribution and help end the pandemic everywhere by supporting the waiver of the World Trade Organizations monopoly protections for Big Pharma and the Covid-19 Technology Access Pool and to ensure an equitable vaccine distribution throughout the world.
"Not only do we have a moral responsibility to help the rest of the world, it's...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his wife Jane Sanders greet supporters at a May 3, 2016 rally in Big Four Lawn Park in Louisville, Kentucky ahead of the state's May 17 primary. Sanders lost the primary by half a percentage point to eventual Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. (Photo: John Sommers II/Getty Images)
"Everyone expects progressives to lose in 2022," Sanders' team said, "but if we...


The Bernie surge has sparked talk of "a wake-up moment for the American power establishment," from Democratic leaders to panicked media. It's also exposed the hunger for change of those enduring this unholy regime, and the need to see a way out. With calm, lucid perspective, historian Heather Cox Richardson offers it: Oligarchs also stole democracy - government, media, courts - in the 1850s, 1890s, 1920s. Now as then, young people and many others, speaking up and showing up, can take it back.