There can be no doubt whatsoever that America’s campaign finance regime is a wild west that diminishes the power of the many.
Bernie Sanders articles on Democracy Chronicles
Bernie Sanders is an American politician and the United States Senator from Vermont. He is the only independent member of the Senate and longest serving independent ever. He is also a strong supporter of democratic socialism in the European and Scandinavian model and, most importantly, reforms to fix American democracy.
The very first vote in the Democratic primaries may have been cast in Minneapolis last week. Minnesota, Vermont and California also have early voting.
The Koch brothers alone have put hundreds of millions of their dollars into our elections. What will be your contribution for democracy? What influence will you have on world affairs?
Banks have given less money to Bernie Sanders over last 6 years than they’ve given to any other current or potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
In my estimation, since I live near Chicago, he’s been more favorable to the affluent that to the poor even though he’s thrown a few bones to the poor. For me, he’s still a corporate democrat and Bernie is still the man to run.
Let’s keep advocating for systems like Instant Runoff Voting and Ranked Choice Voting, so that we the voters have the tools to truly pick better candidates, especially when the two dominant parties are not offering us candidates we want to vote for.
42 people running for federal, state and local offices with endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America
If the Democrats are ever to win and have any influence for good they have to be real the Genuine Article. The party of Clinton won the battle but lost the war. Corporate Democrats aren’t any better than Republicans.
The Working Families Party organized on Sunday, March 4, in Brooklyn to visit a preplanned speech by New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to hand her a petition in support of the desperate nation of Yemen.
A complaint was filed against Sen. Bernie Sanders by a Hillary Clinton super PAC during the 2016 primary