News From: Bernie Sanders

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2016

Calm down on the DNC email scandal

People are up in arms over the leak of emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that appear to show the chair, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz playing favorites during the primary season, but...

by Press and Media | on Jul 07, 2016

Democrats Should Listen a Lot More to Labor

This article first appeared in The Nation, written by John Nichols“We want a better America, an America that will give its citizens, first of all, a higher and higher standard of living so...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2016

Dem candidates court union voters

With the New York Primary coming up on Tuesday, April 19th, Democrats are campaigning across the state trying to win every last vote.  NY’s high union density has meant talking union...

by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2016

Punished for the sins of her husband

As the clock turned from “Super Tuesday 2” to post mortem Wednesday, political pundits were shocked as Bernie Sanders delivered one of the biggest surprises in winning the Michigan...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 08, 2016

Getting in the PAC game

With labor expectedly divided in the upcoming election between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the 10 million member strong AFL-CIO has decided to stay out of the fight and prepare for the...

by Brian Young | on Mar 07, 2016

Is Anderson an idiot?

On Sunday, March 6th, the two Democrats running for President met for a debate in Flint, Michigan just days before voters in the state go out to the polls to vote in the primary.  One of the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 03, 2016

Talking Union on a National platform

While much of the talk during the last few weeks of the Presidential election have been on the circus that is the Republican Primary, this week has seen Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and...

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