Category Archives: Bernie Sanders for President

Articles by and about Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont

Ed Roberts, first severely disabled student admitted to UC Berkeley

This is the time of the year to celebrate Ed Roberts’s birthday. Ed was admitted to UC Berkeley after one of the faculty members said, “We tried cripples before and it didn’t work.” Schoolwork wasn’t a struggle, but keeping up … Continue reading

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GOP says overhaul, wants to cut taxes more because that has worked so well during the last 50 years

Reeling From 2016 Chaos, G.O.P. Mulls Overhaul of Primaries Guess what kind of overhaul they think they want? Keep more people from voting. That is their sole political strategy. I wouldn’t mind if they were only willing to pay their fair … Continue reading

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Dem Minions’ Heads Roll: Dems Discussing Dropping Debbie

<SNIP>This is the beginning of the end for the Clinton campaign. They think that if they get rid of the incompetent and unpleasant Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Hillary’s lackluster campaign will get a bump. Are you ready to rock? For months now, … Continue reading

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scary recent economic history makes me scared

Rebalancing a portfolio: a commentary on the market as a whole I am back in school. I swear this is my last degree. I had to drop out of an LL.M. Program in Taxation and Financial Services in 2013 due … Continue reading

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Interesting day on the net

Paul Krugman, Bernie Sanders, and the Experts I have tremendous respect for Paul Krugman. I also consider him a friend. For these reasons I am not eager to pick a fight with him, but there is something about his criticisms … Continue reading

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4th Dem Debate: Sneaky bipartisan bill cause for Bernie’s vote on financial instruments of mass destruction

My aim is to clarify the economic issues invoked in this Presidential campaign as they arise. Tell me how I’m doin’. -via at olivialarosa com In the Sunday night debate, Hillary said that Bernie was the only one on the … Continue reading

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Richest 62 people as wealthy as half world’s population combined: you can’t have it all!

Larry Elliott Economics editor Sunday 17 January 2016 19.01 EST Last modified on Monday 18 January 2016 03.25 EST Richest 62 people as wealthy as half world’s population combined worth saying twice. This is the most inequality humankind has ever … Continue reading

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Four reasons to go for the Financial Transaction Tax, Bernie Sanders’ proposal to fund public colleges

by Deborah Lagutaris aka Olivia LaRosa, January 6, 2016 Deborah Lagutaris has a Law and Society BA from UC Santa Barbara with a minor in 20th century political history. She has a law degree from UC Hastings College of the … Continue reading

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