Sanders Tells DNC to Reject Super PAC Spending Against Progressives in Primaries

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has written an open letter to Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Jaime Harrison, imploring him and the party to reject the use of super PAC dollars in primary election contests. In his letter, Sanders recognized that Democrats have “condemned Republican ‘dark money’ super PACs which spend…

Sanders Introduces Medicare for All as Solution to “Dysfunctional” Health System

For the first time since 2019, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) reintroduced his proposal to establish Medicare for All in the U.S., the only wealthy country in the world without universal health care. Sanders introduced the legislation with 14 cosponsors on Thursday “to guarantee health care in the United States as…

“Health Care Is a Human Right”: Sanders Schedules Hearing on Medicare for All

The Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to examine the economic and social benefits of implementing Medicare for All to combat the current health care crisis, Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) announced on Monday. The COVID pandemic, which has claimed over 1 million lives in the U.S.…

Sanders Warns Democrats: Back Union Movement Now or Face Defeat This Fall

In a new interview with Vanity Fair, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) warned Democrats that they need to start publicly supporting surging labor movements or else face defeat in the midterm elections this fall. Since the unceremonious death of the Build Back Better Act last year, the Democratic party has been…

Sanders Ridicules Romney for Saying that Student Loan Cancellation Is a “Bribe”

Student debt cancellation advocate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) ridiculed Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Thursday after the Republican said that government benefits like loan forgiveness are tantamount to a “bribe.” After news circulated that President Joe Biden is exploring options to cancel student debt without Congress on Wednesday, Romney wrote,…

Sanders Is Traveling to Rally With Amazon and Starbucks Workers This Weekend

This Sunday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is traveling to both New York and Virginia in order to meet with unionizing Amazon workers and Starbucks workers on the same day. In New York City, Sanders will be meeting with Amazon Labor Union (ALU) organizers and workers, ALU President Christian Smalls announced…

Bernie Sanders Wants WWII-Style Tax on 95 Percent of Corporate Windfall Profits

On Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) introduced a bill that would capture nearly all of the excess profits being raked in by major U.S. corporations as they exploit ongoing crises to pad shareholders’ and executives’ pockets. The Ending Corporate Greed Act would levy a 95 percent tax on excess profits…

Democrats Schedule First COVID-Era Hearing on Medicare for All

Democrats in the House Oversight Committee have scheduled the first hearing to consider Medicare for All since the onset of the pandemic, as progressive lawmakers wage a new push for the proposal. Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-New York) and Rep. Cori Bush (D-Missouri) will lead the hearing,…

Sanders Tells Starbucks CEO to Stop Union Busting and “Obey the Law”

As former CEO Howard Schultz takes the helm once again at Starbucks, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has demanded that the company “do the right thing” and allow employees to exercise their legal right to organize. On Tuesday, Sanders wrote a letter to Schultz demanding that the company step out of…

Sanders Urges Tax on Windfall Oil Profits as Companies Exploit Ukraine Crisis

As oil companies seek to profit off of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is calling for officials to place a tax on oil profits and implement price controls in order to lessen the effects of the crisis on the public. “We can no longer allow big oil…

Medicare for All Bill Introduced by Pramila Jayapal Gets Record 120 Cosponsors

A bill that would establish Medicare for All in the U.S. has reached 120 sponsors, Congressional Progressive Caucus chair Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) announced on Sunday. “We’ve officially got a record 120 co-sponsors on my Medicare for All Act!” said Jayapal, who introduced the legislation. “Thrilled to welcome Rep. Sheila…

Sanders Says He’s Open to Supporting Primary Challengers to Manchin and Sinema

Ahead of a crucial vote to amend the filibuster to support voting rights, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has said that he would be open to supporting candidates levying a primary challenge to conservative Democrats Senators Joe Manchin (West Virginia) and Kyrsten Sinema (Arizona). Sanders told reporters on Tuesday that he…

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