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Bernie Sanders' Economic Inequality Town Hall Draws 1.7 Million Live Viewers

WASHINGTON Sen. Bernie Sanders' televised town hall on economic inequality drew about 1.7 million live viewers during an online broadcast Monday night. The panel-discussion-style event, called "Inequality in America: The Rise of Oligarchy and Collapse of the Middle Class," exceeded the viewership of

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-03-20 05:28:08

Michael Moore, Sanders Mock Media for Nonstop Coverage of Russia, Stormy Daniels

Filmmaker Michael Moore and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Monday accused media outlets of ignoring the West Virginia teacher strikes in order to cover the Russia investigation and allegations about President Donald Trump's sex life. Moore, Sanders, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) participat

FREEBEACON.COM - 2018-03-20 01:15:29

Watch live: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality

Watch live as Senator Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality in America. Sanders has said: "The issue of oligarchy and wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time. It is the great economic issue of our time and it is the great political issue of our time, yet it gets ve

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-19 22:45:22

Democrats ponder eliminating superdelegates from nomination framework

A 21-member committee established by Democrats in the wake of the party's disastrous showing in the 2016 presidential election is weighing the elimination of unpledged delegates to its national convention. Also known as a "superdelegate," the Democratic Party's Unity Reform Commission has recommende

THEHILLTALK.COM - 2018-03-19 22:00:52

Sanders Distances Himself From Our Revolution Over Anti-Clinton Protest

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Sunday distanced himself from Our Revolution, the progressive advocacy group that spun off from his failed 2016 presidential campaign, after one of the organization's chapters planned an anti-Hillary Clinton rally. The controversy arose when the Hazlet, N.J. chapter

FREEBEACON.COM - 2018-03-19 21:07:50

Watch Tonight: Sanders, Warren, Moore Headline National Town Hall on Inequality and Oligarchy

On Monday night, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm EDT, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is hosting a nationally televised town hall tonight focused on U.S. inequality and the threat posed by an increasing powerful oligarchy that has corrupted the nation's economy and politics. In partnership with The Guardian, NowT

COMMON DREAMS - 2018-03-19 20:50:18

Bernie Sanders helps launch global peace movement

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Sen. Bernie Sanders helped launch what purports to be a global peace movement on the anniversary of the Iraq War, which he said precipitated much of the chaos in the Middle East. Organizers of the Global Call for Peace said 11,000 callers from around the world, including Israel, p

JTA - 2018-03-19 20:29:52

Sanders supporters cancel Clinton protest

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) canceled a planned rally Monday to protest Hillary Clinton, NBC News reported. Ellen Faden, who created a local chapter of the Sanders-aligned group Our Revolution in Hazlet, N.J., created an eve

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 18:38:15

Watch Live: Bernie Sanders Town Hall on Inequality in America

Bernie Sanders is hosting a national town hall on income inequality on Monday at 7 p.m. EDT before a live audience in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. He will discuss "the 40-year decline of the middle class and possible solutions to the growing crisis of income and wealth inequality in America"

TRUTHDIG - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Sanders Feels The Bern After Surrounding Himself With Armed Police At National Walkout Rally

Aaron Kesel Senator Bernie Sanders joined students participating in a national walkout to protest gun violence outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C surrounded by armed police as he delivered a hypocritical speech calling for the "courage to take out the NRA" and common sense gun control in respons

ACTIVISTPOST.COM - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

In "Call for Peace" Address, Sanders Takes on Endless War and Global Oligarchy

In a wide-ranging speech viewed by more than 11,000 people from over 30 countries, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday commemorated the 15th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq by highlighting its devastating consequences and issuing an urgent call for a global agenda that pursues "peace, not w

TRUTH-OUT.ORG - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Bernie Sanders Wants to Tell the Story That Corporate Media Fails To

For decades, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has objected to the failure of major media outlets to cover the growth of economic inequality in America. As a presidential contender in 2016, he used every opportunity that was afforded him in the media to address poverty, plutocracy and the consolidation

NATION - 2018-03-18 19:21:46

Can the red-blue partisan divide be overcome? Bernie Sanders thinks so

Last weekend, Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Texas with a very clear message for progressives in the state: that Texas, long one of the most conservative states in the country, can go blue. "If you in Texas are prepared to work hard, stand up, fight back, go out to your neighbors, talk to those peo


Sanders to Host Inequality Town Hall Monday Night

WASHINGTON, March 16 - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will host a nationally televised town hall focused on inequality in the United States on Monday in partnership with The Guardian, NowThis, The Young Turks and Act.tv. Sanders, along with filmmaker Michael Moore, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, economist Darr


Because 'Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,' Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

"We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask." How often does the corporate media cover skyrocketing inequality, crippling poverty, and the pernicious influence of corporate cash on the American political system? "We need to raise political consciousness in America and he


Bernie Sanders and his questionable history on guns

It's odd that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has become an anti-gun hero considering his past. Yet, his fans choose to ignore it. It's odd that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has become an anti-gun hero considering his past. Yet, his fans choose to ignore it.


Sen. Bernie Sanders takes aim at defense firm excess

WASHINGTON - Congress' top populist has fired a shot across the bow of defense industry fat cats. Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has asked Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to address "the excessive compensation of defense contractors, the widespread misconduct and fraud in the defense contrac


CNN panel 'not surprised Trump is lying' to Trudeau: 'Maybe he could fudge details in business - not as president'

During "The Lead with Jake Tapper," both sides of the aisle on the political panel were annoyed with President Donald Trump making things up during trade conversations with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "I'm not surprised that Donald Trump is lying," former Bernie Sanders spokesperson Symo


Debate over Bernie Sanders' bid to end U.S. role in Yemen, already the world's worst humanitarian crisis

Yemen has displaced civil war-shattered Syria as the world's worst humanitarian crisis - where the situation could get even worse if a bill proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders to end U.S. involvement in the conflict becomes law. That's according to critics of the call by the Vermont senator and former


Bernie Sanders joined student walkout ... surrounded by heavily armed guards

[Ed. - Do as he says, not as he does.] A national school walk-out was held today by students protesting gun violence across the country, and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders joined students in DC marching on the U.S. capitol. So did his armed guards. In multiple locations, students hit the streets and