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Watch Bernie Sanders Address Bigotry, Israel & Palestine At The J Street Conference By
This transcript of the speech given by Sen. Bernie Sanders to the J Street 2017 conference in Washington, D.C. on February 27, 2017  was originally published by Haaretz: Thank you for inviting me to address you here today. It’s...
Filmmaker Says MSNBC Blacklisted Him Over Support For Bernie Sanders By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox says he was “blacklisted” by MSNBC after he became a surrogate for Senator Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign, and actress Susan Sarandon recently stood up to MSNBC producers...
Bernie Sanders: Trump ‘Is a Fraud’ Sending Nation In ‘Authoritarian Direction’ By
(REPORT) — “I don’t mean to be disrespectful,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told CNN‘s Jake Tapper on Sunday morning, “but this guy’s a fraud.” The immediate reference was to a meeting President Donald Trump held with Wall...
Bernie Sanders Announces Anti-Outsourcing Bill By
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has introduced legislation to ensure that a key campaign promise of President-elect Donald Trump comes to pass—keeping American jobs in America. In a statement issued Saturday, the former Democratic presidential candidate took a stand against...
Bernie Sanders Calls for More Action, Less Rhetoric, Against Trump By
In the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Bernie Sanders has said it is not only important to mobilize, but to have a strategy and to act on it. “Our job is not just to raise our voices,” the once-presidential candidate said in an interview with PBS Newshour...
Bernie Sanders: The Revolution Is ‘Just Getting Started’ By
Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of supporters Thursday that his campaign is “just getting started” fighting economic inequality, changing the Democratic Party and bolstering Democrats running for Congress. Speaking to a packed hall in Manhattan, Sanders...
US State Media Runs Hit Piece On Bernie Sanders By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. For reasons still unknown, a United States government owned and operated media outlet, Voice of America, published a hit piece on Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders. The story, titled “Does Bernie Sanders...
Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders Supporters are a “Mobilized Force That Could Change the Country” By
During an event Tuesday at the Brooklyn Public Library, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist, author and professor, was asked about Bernie Sanders’ run for the White House. “[H]e’s considered radical and extremist, which is a pretty interesting...
Did Bernie Sanders Just Go Full Establishment? By
Comments made by Bernie Sanders this week may just have blindsided and disillusioned swathes of his support base. Some of those with higher expectations of the ‘peacenik’ candidate breathed a collective sigh of disappointment after he endorsed Obama’s extrajudicial...
Bernie Sanders Says US ‘Kill List’ Legal, Backs Troops In Syria By
People in the United States have “a lot of right to defend ourselves,” presidential contender Bernie Sanders said at a town hall meeting Monday when asked if he too would have an extrajudicial “kill list” like President Barack Obama. The senator...
An activist in an "Anonymous" mask marches with a candle during a rally of Bernie Sanders supporters on July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, near the Democratic National Convention. (Kit O'Connell)
Advice For Bernie Sanders’ ‘Revolution’ & Other New Activists By
I just got back from Philadelphia, where I was covering protests at the Democratic National Convention for MintPress News, so I spent a lot of time observing the activists taking the streets in America. I’m impressed by the passion and righteous anger so many people are...
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I -Vt., points as he speaks during a fundraiser reception Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Christian K. Lee)
Bernie Sanders, Foreign Policy & The Nuclear Disarmament Option By
While Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic nomination has once again made some Americans audacious enough to hope for progressive change, there has been a conspicuous absence in Sanders’ platform of any intention to revise foreign policy and connect it to the...
FILE - In this June 3,2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Bernie Sanders: A Socialist In The White House? By
That the American left has fled from its liberal responsibilities is an inarguable fact. Like many Americans, I rushed to the polls (twice) to elect and re-elect President Barack Obama. Obama represented a change in this country that many liberals thought was long overdue...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Day After Tuesday: What Should Sanders’ Supporters Do Next? By
Americans were apparently supposed to wake up this morning with a glowing sense of pride, cast a smile at the shards of glass ceiling now scattered on the floor, strike a Rosie the Riveter pose, and go about their day feeling empowered. Yet I woke up much as I went to bed:...
Jill Stein speaking at the Green Party Presidential Candidate Town Hall hosted by the Green Party of Arizona in Mesa, Arizona. March 12, 2016. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
Jill Stein: Being Called A ‘Spoiler’ Means We’re A Threat To The Establishment By
With public opinion showing that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two most unpopular presidential nominees ever to be nominated by their respective parties, this could be the year of the third party. One such candidate for disillusioned voters is the Green Party...
Protesters dressed as wall street bankers, march from Goldman Sachs' office to a rally demanding Wall Street reform. (AP/M. Spencer Green)
Money: The Presidential Frontrunner You Won’t Hear About By
In the latest episode of Act Out! host Eleanor Goldfield looks at the untold story of the 2016 election, overlooked in the battle between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump: Yeah, we know about Bernie, Hillary and Trump. But what about the frontrunner that...
Dozens of boats float in the bay of Catalina Island, California on September 11, 2010. Is Catalina island sinking into the ocean thanks to global warming? Science suggests, yes. (Flickr / lpotatol)
Fracked Earth News: The Story Of Water By
Edward Burtynsky: The story of water Here’s hoping __At last, calls to end US subsidies of the fossil fuel industry. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Rep Keith Ellison (D-MN) and the World Bank President are strongly voicing their support. (Proposed $1.6 billion subsidy to...
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, as the House overwhelmingly passed a bill authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline which would carry oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. The bill passed on a 266-153 vote, one of the first pieces of legislation considered by the Republican-controlled Congress.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Mining The Earth & Fracking The World: Keystone Showdown By
*Keystone XL Pipeline, USA.  Four reasons why it might be a goner. What’s “the truth behind the myths” about Keystone? *Keystone XL Pipeline, Nebraska.  The NE Supreme Court split 4 – 3 on this key case challenging approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, when...
Bernie Sanders, wearing a suit, stands at a podium covered in microphones.
The Door Mat Party By
As I was listening to NPR this morning, I heard a voice of reason, a voice of intelligence and decency, booming across the airwaves. This voice wasn’t unfamiliar to me, as I am already a big supporter of the man, but all the same it was an early morning blessing to hear...
Spectators and citizen journalists film an arrest of an activist by NYPD on their smartphones and digital cameras on December 11, 2011. (Flickr / Jessica Lehrman)
Gonzo Journalism Rejects The Myth Of The Neutral Media By
Dr. Milena Rampoldi of ProMosaik interviewed Kit O’Connell about gonzo journalism and his writing. Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik: What is gonzo journalism and what does it mean to you personally? Kit O’Connell: Hunter S. Thompson, author of “Fear & Loathing...