Popular Avant-Garde: The History of Bernie Sanders 

Reading Time: 1 minute “When Bernie Sanders won by 10 votes in a four-way mayoral race, Ronald Reagan had just entered the White House, the Cold War was in full swing, and people were seriously freaked out. ‘You would’ve thought that Trotsky had come to Burlington.’”Admitted socialist don’t get much love in the States. Many blame the Cold War Read More

Bernie Sanders: The Fringe Candidate that Could in 2016? 

Reading Time: 1 minute Despite a New York Times article that only highlighted Sanders popularity with his generation, polls – and the Clinton camp – are starting to worrying that Sanders might win the nomination. Well, maybe not win – but at least split the Democratic vote. More so than Martin O’Malley anyway: “Insiders familiar with the Clinton campaign’s thinking described Read More

Is Lindsay Graham the GOP version of Bernie Sanders? 

Reading Time: 1 minute On the political spectrum, they’re opposite. However, while Sanders attempts to pull prospective frontrunner Hillary Clinton to the Left, is Graham corralling GOP candidates to the far Right? If not, statements like this don’t help his – or the GOP’s – cause: “My family owned a restaurant, a pool room, and a liquor store. And Read More

As expected: Warren supporters go for Bernie in 2016

Reading Time: 1 minute In ‘the people’s republic of Burlington, Vermont’… ‘The People for Bernie rally was organized by several former Occupy Wall Street activists, including Ready for Warren co-founder Charles Lenchner. Activists wearing shirts denouncing fast-track trade authority, fracking and George W. Bush held hands in a circle and used the “people’s mic,” a call-and-response tactic used in Read More

Bernie Sanders on Hillary: “That type of wealth has the potential to isolate you from the reality of the world.”

Reading Time: 1 minute “When you hustle money like that, you don’t sit in restaurants like this,” he said. “You sit in restaurants where you’re spending—I don’t know what they spend—hundreds of dollars for dinner and so forth. That’s the world that you’re accustomed to, and that’s the world view that you adopt. You’re not worrying about a kid Read More