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Bernie Sanders to Oppose ObamaâEUR(TM)s Nominee to Lead the FDA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, Bernie Sanders, FDA Chief )

- 16 days ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans to announce his opposition Friday to President ObamaâEUR(TM)s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration, citing questions about Dr. Robert M. CaliffâEUR(TM)s commitment to lowering pharmaceutical prices.
The Betrayal That Should Haunt Hillary Clinton: How She Sold Out Working Women and Never Apologized
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, sexism, welfare reform, working woman betrayal, Presidential Candidate )

- 20 days ago -
As Clintons campaign lambastes Bernie Sanders for perceived sexism we should take a hard look at her own record. Clinton now deflects her record on welfare reform and wants to turn the discussion to purportedly perceived slights against her as a woman.
BREAKING: The TPP Was Just Finalized. This Is Our Last Chance to Stop It.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, Dirty deals, Transparency, responsibility, politics, greed, dishonesty, corruption, Internet freedom, jobs, democracy )

- 39 days ago -
Want to better understand the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Watch this short video about the dirtiest deal we've ever seen.
Justice Is Not For Sale   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, legislation, ban private prisons, parole system, Justice is Not For Sale, Senator, Candidate for President 2016 )

- 55 days ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to ban private prisons, reinstate the federal parole system and eliminate quotas for the number of immigrants held in detention.
Reformers Seek to Undo Growth of New 'Debtors' Prisons'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics )

- 71 days ago -
In tiny Alexander City, Alabama, the local government and police chief ran "a modern-day debtors' prison" in which poor people were ordered to pay off their fines by serving time in the municipal jail at a rate of $20 a day.
No Weapons For Israel [ ACTION ALERT! ]
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, weapons to Israel, Netanyahu-war criminal )

- 67 days ago -
We just avoided a potential war with Iran. Why would we now give Israel weapons it needs to start a war with Iran and more weapons to continue oppressing the Palestinians?
5 Right-Wing Doozies This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, InsaniTea, Carson, Huckabee, Trump, Perry, Beck )

- 72 days ago -
As Puddy Tat always says "Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nutty InsaniTEA can become. ...
Bernie Sanders Joins a Picket Line in Cedar Rapids
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, picket line, Iowa, Chris Eby, Union, Cedar Rapids )

- 80 days ago -
"We are sick and tired of the war against working families," Sanders told scores of workers. "Bernie has shown that it's not about talking the talk,"Chris Eby, Local 100G president, told the gathering Friday. "It's about walking the walk."
Labor Day More Than Just a Day at The Beach
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Labor Day, Matthew Maguire, labors holiday, ordinary people, getting into the faces of power )

- 78 days ago -
Rebellious spirit of Matthew Maguire. In a bottom up act of democratic audacity this was our first national holiday to be put on the calendar by ordinary people. And they were not doing it just to get a day at the beach but to get in the faces of power.
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