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Solidarity Forever: MauiTime endorses Bernie Sanders

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“He’s the only candidate that’s going to get people who aren’t voting and aren’t in the system involved, which is what happened to me. I had never voted until 2018,” said Andie Heim, 28. She watched in 2016 and read Sanders’ book before deciding it was time to get active.

Andrews added that Sanders inspired him to participate in politics. “His policies are for the people, always, and his consistency over the past 40 years has been the same thing over and over, so we know that we can actually trust him,” Heim said, her shirt with an image of Sanders’ 1963 Chicago arrest in 1963 against school segregation.

Olivia Nguyen, 28, echoed their comments. Sanders’ consistency, and record on ending “needless wars,” opposing fracking, supporting Medicare for All, and legalizing marijuana all appealed to her. “He’s the only one who mentions the oligarchy,” she said.

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Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the most (more...)
 

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Nice article. Thank you, Stephen.

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Thank you. I try to keep up with all of them, which are few and far between, from newspapers, and that applies to all of the candidates, actually.

Jesse Jackson's will do a lot of good in Michigan, particularly if the big press in Michigan really picks it up with the significance it deserves.


Rev. Jesse Jackson Endorses Bernie Sanders | Weekends with Alex Witt | MSNBC Civil rights leader and former presidential candidate Rev. Jesse Jackson endorses Bernie Sanders for president. Sanders campaign speechwriter David Sirota ...
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Submitted on Sunday, Mar 8, 2020 at 7:22:42 PM

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