Bernie Gets It Done: Sanders' Record of Pushing Through Major Reforms Will Surprise You | AlterNet | Clinton implied that Sanders is too far left to accomplish anything legislatively. Not only has Sanders accomplished more than Clinton did in her own short legislative career, he's actually one of the most effective members of Congress; passing bills that have reshaped American policy on key issues like poverty, the environment & health care. Click to read & share the full article.
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9 Signs the World's Insane War on Drugs is In Serious Collapse | AlterNet | "As the year comes to an end, there is reason for cheer on the international drug reform front." Click to read and share the full article.
The Bernie Sanders campaign has launched a petition urging the Hillary Clinton campaign to transfer money raised by her massive joint fundraising venture to state parties. This comes after a Politico investigation into the unprecedented fundraising vehicle Clinton formed with state parties found less than 1 percent of the $61 million raised by the venture has actually gone to the state parties. The Hillary Victory Fund is a joint venture between the Democratic National Committee, 32 state…
People supporting Hillary Clinton often compare the “Bernie or Bust” movement to Ralph Nader’s third party campaign in the 2000 election, angrily accusing Sanders supporters in advance of handing the election to the Republican Party’s worst candidate ever. But a progressive challenge to the Democratic Party’s weak nominee is not the aspect of the 2000 election that ought to be remembered in 2016.