• ‘Authoritarianism Has Taken Root’: Sanders Slams Trump for Using Troops against ‘Peaceful Protesters’

    ‘Authoritarianism Has Taken Root’: Sanders Slams Trump for Using Troops against ‘Peaceful Protesters’

    Senator Bernie Sanders (D., V.T.) said “authoritarianism has taken root” under President Trump’s leadership during his speech at the virtual Democratic National Convention Monday night, citing recent controversies with voting, the Postal Service, and the deployment of federal agents to cities facing unrest. “He has tried to prevent people from voting, undermined the U.S. Postal …
  • ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ going live for DNC with Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

    ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ going live for DNC with Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

    “A Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will go live next week during the Democratic National Convention. The show is doing virtual interview with guests, although Colbert returned to his studio offices this week. On Monday, Susan Rice, who Joe Biden considered as a running mate, will be the guest. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will be …
  • Sanders Campaign Co-Chair Compares Endorsing Biden to Eating a ‘Bowl of Sh*t’

    Sanders Campaign Co-Chair Compares Endorsing Biden to Eating a ‘Bowl of Sh*t’

    Endorsing Joe Biden for president would be like eating a “bowl of s**t,” Bernie Sanders campaign co-chairwoman Nina Turner commented in an article that appeared in the Atlantic on Monday. The Biden campaign has attempted to reach out to Sanders supporters since the former vice president took a commanding lead in the Democratic primaries. While many …
  • The methods socialists advocate for achieving their ends are such that they forfeit any claim to benevolence.

    The methods socialists advocate for achieving their ends are such that they forfeit any claim to benevolence.

    Because fascists have evil ends in mind, their malevolence is obvious. For socialists however, their ill intent is more insidious. In discussions of illiberal ideologies, socialists are frequently praised for being at least well-intentioned, if naive or ignorant—unlike fascists, who mean to cause harm to certain groups of people. While it goes without saying that fascists have …
  • Sanders Dismisses Progressive Calls to Defund Police, Says Departments Need More Resources

    Sanders Dismisses Progressive Calls to Defund Police, Says Departments Need More Resources

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) broke from progressive counterparts in calls to defund the police, saying instead that the country needs “well-trained, well-educated, and well-paid professionals in police departments.” Sanders addressed progressive critics who viewed him as an obstacle to growing calls for defunding the police in the wake of national unrest following the death …
  • The very idea of “overpopulation” is fundamentally misguided

    The very idea of “overpopulation” is fundamentally misguided

    Recently, when asked if he would act to “curb population growth” because “the planet cannot sustain this growth,” Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders answered in the affirmative, noting he would focus on “poor countries around the world.” Former Vice President Joe Biden, one of Sanders’ rivals and current leading contender for the Democratic nomination, previously voiced acceptance of …
  • Spotify Secures Exclusive Rights to Joe Rogan’s Massively Popular Podcast

    Spotify Secures Exclusive Rights to Joe Rogan’s Massively Popular Podcast

    Comedian Joe Rogan has signed a deal to air his popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, exclusively on Spotify. Rogan’s podcast currently receives tens of millions of downloads per month, and is currently available for free on YouTube and Apple’s podcast app. Spotify, a streaming services platform, offers listeners free access to content with ads, …
  • Sanders Says ‘Vast Majority’ of Supporters Will Back Biden, Despite Polling Concerns

    Sanders Says ‘Vast Majority’ of Supporters Will Back Biden, Despite Polling Concerns

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) promised that the “vast majority” of his primary supporters “will be voting for Joe Biden” in the general election, contradicting a former top aide, who warned last week that Biden was facing an uphill battle to win over Sanders supporters. Asked by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos about the situation on Sunday, …
  • Dem Senators Propose $2,000 Monthly Coronavirus Payment for Most Americans

    Dem Senators Propose $2,000 Monthly Coronavirus Payment for Most Americans

    Several Senate Democrats are proposing a new coronavirus relief bill to supplement the initial direct cash payments provided to Americans as part of the phase-three CARES Act. Under the bill, introduced by Senators Kamala Harris (D., Calif.), Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), and Ed Markey (D., Mass.), all Americans earning less than $120,000 per year would …
  • N.Y. Board of Elections Strike Sanders from Ballot, Effectively Canceling Dem. Primary

    N.Y. Board of Elections Strike Sanders from Ballot, Effectively Canceling Dem. Primary

    The New York State Board of Elections on Monday struck Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) from the Democratic primary ballot, leaving only Joe Biden on the ballot and effectively canceling the state’s primary. Board of Elections co-chairman Doug Kellner said that while removing the senator from the ballot was difficult, the primary would be “frivolous” …