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Bernie Sanders
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the longest-serving independent in congressional history.
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Bernie Sanders 13h
Yesterday was a good day for Putin and the oligarchs in Russia. But it was a bad day for people in the United States and all over the world who believe in democracy and who are trying to understand what world our idiot president lives in.
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Bernie Sanders 15h
ICYMI: Watch the CEOs vs. Workers town hall, aired last night, on the enormous disparity between the wealth of corporate executives and the wages and treatment of workers at companies like Amazon, McDonald's, Disney, Walmart and American Airlines.
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Bernie Sanders 18h
I'm glad that Trump has repudiated his absurd statement in Helsinki and now agrees with what our intelligence community has said for over a year. Too bad Trump didn’t have the guts to say that yesterday while with his authoritarian friend, Vladimir Putin.
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In These Times 22h
Bernie Sanders on Labor’s Future and Why Democratic Socialists Keep Winning:
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Rep. Terri A. Sewell 22h
UN Ambassador Haley thinks it's "patently ridiculous" to study poverty in America - what's truly ridiculous is disregarding poverty and doing nothing. If doesn't believe that extreme poverty exists in the US, I'm inviting her to confirm the UN's findings in Alabama.
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Bernie Sanders 22h
The GOP leadership must decide whether Congress will continue being cowardly, obedient followers of the president's absurd policies. Despite battling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain has shown more courage in standing up to Trump than virtually the entire Republican Party combined.
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USA TODAY Opinion 24h
From : Don't buy the lies. and his billionaires might be doing well. But the is not the best it's ever been, at least not for working families.
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
This is the reality of working at Amazon.
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Fight For 15 Jul 16
The good news is, people are organizing and fighting back. Thank you for hosting real workers at the town hall. This is the conversation we should be having with those on the frontlines of the fight. We believe that we will win. ✊🏾
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Tonya Riley Jul 16
Replying to @TonyaJoRiley
Amazon worker: "My impression is that we are not an isolated incident...there are people who their livelihood is hanging off of working at Amazon." Says it's easier as an able bodied young person -- Amazon workers I've spoken w/ in 40s/50s, suffer stress injuries
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Fight For 15 Jul 16
“Thank goodness I had the luxury of a 2nd job so I could quit Amazon. Their strategy is just to use people up”
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
McDonald’s gave its CEO a 42% raise last year, while it reneged on a commitment it made to pay at least $1 an hour above the local minimum wage to its low wage workers.
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
Walmart's CEO, Doug McMillon, made more than $22 million in compensation lsat year—or almost $11,000 an hour.
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
Walmart plans to buy back $20 billion of its own stock to enrich its executives and shareholders over a two-year period—not to pay its workers a living wage
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Good Jobs Nation Jul 16
“This is not five people. This is what’s going on all over this country. These are the stories of millions of Americans.” -
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NationalNursesUnited Jul 16
"We don't get paid sick days and we get penalized for taking time off work when we're sick. So a lot of us come into work sick." - Heather Hudson employee Making workers choose between putting food on the table and taking time off to heal is NOT OK!
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
CEOS VS WORKERS TOWN HALL: Watch live as Sen. Sanders and workers from Amazon, Disney, McDonald’s, American Airlines and Walmart address the the wealth of corporate executives and the wages and treatment of the companies’ workers.
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
“When you come in our Walmart doors now you start at $11 an hr... I don’t make $15 an hour and I’ve been there 18 years. There’s something wrong with that in our country.” –Cynthia Murray, Walmart employee
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Bernie Sanders Jul 16
The Walton Family of Walmart owns more wealth than the bottom 40% of Americans. Meanwhile 55% of Walmart’s associates are food insecure.
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Fight For 15 Jul 16
“I’m not asking for a mansion or a lake house - I’m asking to be able to take care of my son! .We need $15 as a start. We need a .” McDonald’s worker Adriana Alvarez on the panel with ⁦
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