News From: Bernie Sanders

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2019

Hot Nurses, Babbling Bernie Sanders and Windmill Cancer

Feeling the Bern yet? Sanders proposes a swift change to national labor law while skipping out on the Building Trades Legislative pow wow in DC. Prevailing wage legislation failed to pass in New York...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2019

Sanders Skips Building Trades Legislative Conference

This week, leaders from the Building and Construction Trades Council met in Washington D.C. for their annual legislative conference. A mainstay at the event are elected officials and candidates for...

by Brian Young | on Apr 08, 2019

Bernie Sanders Vows to Ban Right to Work

On Monday, the International Association of Machinist (IAM) heard from Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders at their Transportation Department conference in Las Vegas.

by Guest Post | on Mar 07, 2019

"I'm from a Family who knew the Frightening Power Employers have over Workers"

This post came from Bernie Sanders Instagram. My experience as a kid, living in a family that struggled economically, powerfully influenced my life and my values. Unlike Donald Trump, who shut...

by Brian Young | on Nov 30, 2018

Bernie Sanders Proposes the Stop Walmart Act

Many politicians like Trump have touted the “strong” economy. They claim that since Wall St. seems to be hitting record highs every day, the economy must be doing well, yet many Americans...

by Daniel Hinton | on Aug 20, 2018

Understanding What Co-Determination Is

Reforms can be radical one day, then common sense the next. The most popular reforms of the past century, such as collective bargaining rights and Social Security, started that way. How many times...

by Guest Post | on Sep 22, 2017

The CWA Pickup Truck Tour

At the final stop of the 2017 Midwest Pickup Tour, CWAers and CWA President Chris Shelton, Senator Bernie Sanders, and other activists and union members called on President Trump to keep his campaign...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2017

They watched their co-worker die

On a warm, sunny Saturday, thousands marched through Canton Mississippi, demanding the right to join a union.  While marches in Mississippi may not be rare, a union rally is and one at a foreign...

by Labor Press | on Sep 27, 2016

Moving the disenfranchised

New York, NY - Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination this year was “the most significant left political insurgency in American politics in 50 years,...

by Guest Post | on Aug 01, 2016

Moving the needle

In May, Paul Feeney was one of nearly 40,000 Verizon workers walking picket lines every day, fighting for fair treatment alongside his brothers and sisters at IBEW and the Communications Workers of...

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