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General News    H4'ed 7/10/15

Weekend With Bernie: Rolling Stone's profile of the senator from Vermont.

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From youtube.com/watch?v=krsIsC9Pi5Q: Bernie Sanders is winning the Internet and changing the conversation Senator Sande
From youtube.com/watch?v=krsIsC9Pi5Q: Bernie Sanders is winning the Internet and changing the conversation Senator Sande
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Bernie Sanders is the hottest presidential candidate right now….He points to Europe, particularly Scandinavia, for examples on how socialism might work in practical application: generous social programs providing a baseline standard of living for all, dispatched by a robust, activist government and funded by higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy and reduced spending in areas like, say, an unnecessary $2 trillion war in Iraq. Sanders believes that such progressive ideas have a broad popularity, not just among a lefty fringe but across the working class, even in red states.

And he says, 'Think about why the Koch brothers are going to spend $1 billion in this campaign. If they think politics are that important, you should too.'

Rolling Stone's  profile of the senator from Vermont.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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