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A New National Progressive Movement Is Emerging in the Shadows of the Sanders Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: progressives, political movements, democratic socialism )

- 1156 days ago -
For three-plus hours on Wednesday morning, several thousand Bernie Sanders believers of every stripe, wearing every imaginable Bernie pin, T-shirt and baseball cap packed the dusty field at the Santa Clara fairground near San Jose, California.
The Most Important Socialist in America Not Named Bernie Sanders Just Won Re-Election - Yahoo News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Kshama Sawant, $15 and hour minimum wage, Seattle City Council, Bernie Sanders, Socialism, Democratic Socialism, capitalism, re-election, tax the wealthy, working people, affordable housing )

- 1352 days ago -
Many mainstream political observers consider 'Socialist' Sanders ultimately unelectable. However, there's another socialist in America whose election has crucial implications for the viability of hard-left candidates in America: Kshama Sawant in Seattle.
What Is Democratic Socialism, American-Style? | Common Dreams | Breaking News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialism, democratic socialism, Denmark, Bernie Sanders, not same as communism, US History, progressive legislation, popular )

- 1362 days ago -
In the early 1900s, socialists led the movements for women's suffrage, child labor laws, consumer protection laws and the progressive income tax. In 1916, a socialist congressman, sponsored the first bill to create "old age pensions" i.e. Social Security
9 Ways Socialist Denmark Leaves the US Economy in the Dust - WAY Behind!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Socialism, Social Democracy, Democratic Socialism, Democratic nomination, Denmark, Capitalism STINKS, College Student support, High Standard of Living, Happiness Index, USA NOT #1 anymore )

- 1370 days ago -
Thanks to Bernie Sanders' favorable mention, Denmark is being discussed throughout the news media. But what few outlets are brave enough to report is that, by almost every measurable standard, Danish socialism runs circles around American capitalism.
What Would Life Under President Sanders Actually Look Like? | Mother Jones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Scandinavia, Democratic Socialism, tax the rich, single payer medicare for all, Robin Hood tax, free college tuition )

- 1404 days ago -
Tax the rich. {And tax them. And tax them.} He endorses a return to Eisenhoweresque tax rates of potentially more than 50% for Americans in the highest tax brackets. Make Wall Street pay for college. The so-called 'Robin Hood tax' on every transaction
Why Surprising Numbers of Republicans Have Been Voting for Bernie Sanders in Vermont | Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Vermont, Conservative voters, Republican voters for Bernie, Democratic Socialism, Independent, swing voters, Democratic nomination, Social programs, Socialism )

- 1431 days ago -
of all Democratic candidates running, Bernie Sanders has the best chance of capturing Republican votes. I've seen how Bernie does this, up close & personal. Despite a reputation as a place filled with liberal hippies, Vermont has many Conservative voters
Bernie Sanders Says He Has a 'Damn Good Platform' to Run for President in 2016 (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, elections, Americans, democrats, democratic socialism, government, politics, news, economy, freedoms, healthcare )

- 1806 days ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't afraid to be called a socialist. In fact, the Vermont Independent proudly labels himself a Democratic socialist. Sanders described his credo as a fight to protect America's working class from what he sees as the threat of an...
How a President Creates Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, democrats, republicans, usa, freedoms, ethics, Democratic Socialism )

- 3797 days ago -
The impressive depth and breadth of your electoral victory, combined with Democratic gains in both the House and the Senate provides the possibility of reversing three decades of growing inequality that is the primary cause of an impending depression.

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