Sanders: How Corporate Media Threatens Our Democracy

January 26, 2017

“In 1983, the largest 50 corporations controlled 90 percent of the media,” writes Senator Bernie Sanders. “Today, as a result of massive mergers and takeovers, six corporations control 90 percent of what we see, hear, and read. Those six are […]

Thousands Rally to Resist GOP Health Law Repeal Drive

January 15, 2017

Labor unions were a strong presence at the demonstration in a parking lot at Macomb Community College in the Detroit suburb of Warren, where some people carried signs saying “Save our Health Care.” Lisa Bible, 55, of Bancroft, Michigan, said she […]

Sanders Makes Pitch for Ellison as DNC Chair

December 15, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) campaigned for Representative Keith Ellison to be the next Democratic National Committee chairman on Wednesday night, casting the Minnesota Democrat as the new face of a party in need of

Wilson and DiMaggio: Labor After Bernie

November 26, 2016

“The 2016 elections saw the labor movement behave largely as it usually does, backing the presumably most electable Democratic Party candidate in an effort to ensure a Democratic victory and win influence in a future administration,” write Rand Wilson and Dan DiMaggio in Jacobin. “National unions like the Service […]

Sanders Named to Senate Leadership Post

November 16, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is joining the ranks of Senate Democratic leadership next year. Sanders was named chairman of outreach during a closed-door Senate Democratic caucus meeting Wednesday morning. In the role, Sanders will be in charge of reaching out to blue-collar voters […]

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