Bernie Sanders

REPORT: An Economics-Only Approach to Achieving Justice Will Leave Women of Color Behind

“Racism and sexism, like many other forms of discrimination, have been baked into our social and economic systems and will not simply fall away as a fairer economy emerges,” says a new report.

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Cornel West to Activists, Immigrants: Let's Dump The Democratic Party

“If a class-conscious multi-racial party attuned to anti-sexist, anti-homophobic and anti-militaristic issues and grounded in ecological commitments can reconfigure our citizenship, maybe our decaying democracy has a chance.”

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Actor and Activist Danny Glover on Why He's Marching With Black Nissan Workers

Danny Glover, Bernie Sanders and NAACP president Cornell Brooks will participate in a massive march with Canton, Mississippi, Nissan factory workers trying to unionize. Glover sat down with Colorlines to talk about the Nissan issue, his alliance with Sanders and why race should never, ever trump class.

Secretary of Interior Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) is sworn in during his confirmation hearing before Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee January 17, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

3 Things You Need to Know About Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

He was confirmed with a a 68-31 vote.

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In a Remarkably Crude Election Cycle, the Nuanced Term 'Systemic Racism' Blew Up

Once a marginal-to-the-mainstream term, “systemic racism” suddenly became a thing in the 2016 election.

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4 Key Takeaways From Bernie Sanders' Post-Election Interview

From his thoughts on Donald Trump to his ambitions for 2020, the former Democratic presidential candidate is as straight-forward as ever in a new interview with The Associated Press.

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#DNCInPhilly Finale: An Anti-Uber Protest, a Rooftop Mural and Other Notable Actions from This Week

The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn’t cover in real time.

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Michael Che to Crying Sanders Supporters: 'You Still Get to Be White!'

Che joined his “Weekend Update” co-host Colin Jost for a special report from the Democratic National Convention this week.

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#DemsInPhilly: Multiracial Crowd Celebrates Sanders Campaign at 'Black Men for Bernie' Action

The group lead an event honoring the underdog Democratic presidential candidate and the progressive ideas he promoted on the campaign trail.

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#DemsInPhilly: Hillary Clinton's Official Nomination in 6 Tweets

From the roll call to the shattered ceiling, here is how it went down.

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From Michelle Obama to Bernie Sanders, Dems Kick Off Convention With Heavy Hitters

We break down the can’t-miss highlights of the speeches from the first day of the DNC.

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#DemsInPhilly: Bernie Sanders' Supporters Explain Why They're Standing by Their Man

Between the Vermont senator’s equality-espousing platform and the party’s apparent bias against him, these supporters say they have good reason to stick by a candidate who has already endorsed his opponent.

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Marcia Fudge Replaces DNC Chair as Dems Work to Unite

The Democratic party is on its third chair since Friday’s email leak. The FBI just announced that it will investigate the breach of the DNC’s email server.

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President Obama Slams Donald Trump Over Sultry Slow Jams on 'The Tonight Show'

Obama also discussed leaving office and the 2016 election with host Jimmy Fallon during his “Tonight Show” appearance.

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Hillary Clinton is Democratic Party's Presumptive Nominee

Clinton: “Whether you supported me in this primary, or Senator Sanders, we all need to keep working toward that better, fairer, stronger America.”

It's Official: AP Says Trump Has Clinched the Republican Nomination

Yeah, everyone else already dropped out, but The Associated Press says he just reached the required number of delegates to lead his party. 

Bernie Sanders Calls For Release of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner, Debt Crisis Resolution

During his remarks at the University of Puerto Rico, the presidential candidate called Puerto Rico’s ongoing debt issues a “terrible human and economic crisis.”

Spike Lee and Bernie Sanders Talk 'Black Lives Matter' And Brooklyn in New Interview

The “Chi-Raq” director addressed many topics with the Democratic presidential candidate for The Hollywood Reporter’s new cover story. 

Sanders and Cruz Win Wisconsin, Gain Momentum

The two underdogs scored decisive victories in yesterday’s primaries. Could they catch up with Clinton and Trump?

#BernieMadeMeWhite Creator Calls Erasure of Sanders' POC Supporters 'Terrible Strategy'

“They’re going to need us very soon,” Leslie Lee III said in a new interview with Raw Story.