More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence, and more than 1 in 2 have experienced sexual violence. They deserve justice now. We must reauthorize and expand the Violence Against Women Act.
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans—and a majority of both Republicans and Democrats—support marijuana legalization.
The American people agree. It is time our federal government listens. We must end the criminalization of marijuana in this country.
The problems we face go much deeper than what one person or one election can fix.
Our campaign is about building a movement of people to take on the powerful forces of greed, racism and authoritarianism.
That is how we will not only defeat Trump but create an America for all.
These CEOs make 1,000 times more than their employees:
-Arthur Peck, Gap
-Ynon Kreiz, Mattel
-Joseph Hogan, Align Technology
-Kevin Clark, Aptiv
-Brian Niccol, Chipotle
-David Zaslav, Discovery
-Bob Iger, Disney
This level of inequality is a threat to our economy and democracy.
We must recognize climate change for what it is: an international crisis that threatens humanity.
We must also see this moment as an opportunity: we can create millions of jobs and revitalize our economy by passing a Green New Deal.
Under Medicare for All, Americans will no longer have to worry about:
We are going to end the greed of insurance companies and put patients first.
.@TysonFoods reported a $3 billion profit for 2018 and paid its CEO more than $9 million. Its tax rate? -10.3%.
When we're in the White House, we'll make corporations pay their fair share of taxes, and break up agribusiness monopolies that are squeezing farmers and communities.
Bernie Sanders added,
NEW: @BernieSanders is elevating his fight with mega-agribiz giant @TysonFoods in the @DMRegister#iapoliticshttps://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/readers/2019/04/15/letters-racism-systematic-issue/3447571002/…
We had 110,000 fewer teachers than needed in the last school year, and every state started the last school year with teacher shortages. We must invest in our teachers and students.
Please read my friend @rweingarten's speech on this important issue:
The CEO of GM made $21 million in compensation last year—281 times what their average worker makes. GM pays nothing in federal income taxes.
Meanwhile, GM is closing two Michigan plants and outsourcing American jobs.
When we are in the White House this corporate greed will end.
Siemens has received about $725 million in federal contracts over the last 2 years.
Now Siemens is shipping American jobs overseas.
Our message to Siemens: we are going to end your greed when we are in the White House.
We must also work to do everything we can to protect our future elections from the significant threat of foreign interference, and I call on President Trump and Republican leadership to stop obstructing the necessary work to protect our democracy.