Bernie believes we must stand up for our values and accept refugees, asylum-seekers, and families who come to the United States in search of the American Dream, reinstate DACA, reform our immigration enforcement system, and dismantle cruel and inhuman deportations.
Today, we say to our young people that we want you to get the best education that you can, regardless of the income of your family. Good jobs require a good education. That is why we are going to make public colleges and universities tuition free, and cancel all student debt.
Today, we say to our senior citizens, that we understand that you cannot live in dignity when you are trying to survive on $13,000 or $14,000 a year in Social Security benefits. My Republican colleagues want to cut Social Security but we have some bad news for them. We’re not going to cut Social Security benefits. We’re going to expand them.
I'm honored to receive the endorsement of @CCIAction. Together, we're going to win the Iowa caucus and defeat Trump by mobilizing millions of working people to fight for justice.
As the former chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, I have seen up close the pain, death, and despair caused by war. And I know that it is rarely the children of the billionaire class who face the agony of reckless foreign policy.
Today, we say to the prison-industrial-complex that we are going to bring about real criminal justice reform. We are going to end the international embarrassment of having more people in jail than any other country on earth. Instead of spending $80 billion a year on jails and incarceration, we are going to invest in jobs and education for our young people. No more private prisons and detention centers. No more profiteering from locking people up. No more "war on drugs." No more keeping people in jail because they're too poor to afford cash bail.
Thanks to the @sunrisemvmt's tireless efforts to avert climate catastrophe, our nation is finally recognizing the need to act boldly and quickly. I'm honored to receive their endorsement. Together, we'll launch the Green New Deal and build a more just and equitable future.
It was the trade union movement that built the middle class in this country, and it is the trade union movement that is going to rebuild the middle class in America once again. n order to strengthen America’s middle class, a Bernie Sanders administration will make it a priority to restore workers’ rights to bargain for better wages, benefits, and working conditions. That is what the Workplace Democracy plan is all about.
I am so proud and excited to have the endorsement of @PplsAction because they understand what I understand: at the end of the day, the only way we make real change in this country is through grassroots activism.
We have made great progress but too many people living with HIV and AIDS are suffering because they can’t afford the medicine they need. With Medicare for All, we will cap out-of-pocket prescription costs at $200 a year and end price gouging on life-saving drugs. #WorldAIDSDay
We have all the tools we need to end AIDS deaths and HIV transmissions. We just need the political will to do it. When we are in the White House, we will set a national goal of ending the HIV epidemic in the U.S. by the year 2025. #WorldAIDSDay
Last year South Carolina spent: $21,756 per prison inmate $11,552 per student It makes no rational sense to invest more in keeping people in prison than keeping them in school. As president, I will do everything I can to reverse this absurdity.
It takes incredible courage to speak up against your employer, especially when they are the 2nd wealthiest man in the world. Sahro, William and Tyler – this movement stands with you. When WE are in the White House we will restore power to the working class of this country.
For too long, huge corporate monopolies have rigged our economy. Their goal: maximize profits at the expense of small businesses and working Americans. Under a Sanders administration, we'll take on their greed and allow small businesses to thrive. #SmallBusinessSaturday
Google is too big, too powerful, and its anti-worker actions will end when we are in the White House. We are going to break up Google and stand up for workers against powerful tech monopolies.
From Little Rock to Houston, our campaign stands with the educators, parents and communities fighting against the disenfranchisement of people of color. Public schools should be under control of the people, not the wealthy and powerful.
It was the trade union movement that built the middle class in this country, and it is the trade union movement that is going to rebuild it once again. Together, we are going to stand up to corporate greed and end the war on working families.
Thank you @UTLAnow for your endorsement. It means the world to me. Together, we are going to ensure teachers across this country have the compensation, the respect and the dignity they deserve.
The climate crisis is not only the single greatest challenge facing our country; it is also our single greatest opportunity to build a more just and equitable future, but we must act immediately. We strive to transform our energy system to 100 percent renewable energy and create 20 million new jobs to solve the climate crisis.
In the richest country in the history of the world, every American must have a safe, decent, accessible, and affordable home as a fundamental right. We will end the housing crisis by investing 2.5 trillion dollars in nearly 10 million affordable housing units.
The climate crisis will affect every area of our lives, including housing. Guaranteeing green, affordable housing as a right through the Green New Deal is not only morally necessary, it is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. #HousingForAll
Because of GM's outrageous greed, 49,000 workers went on strike. So GM cut off their health benefits. This is why we need Medicare for All—so no one will ever lose coverage. Medicare for All means freedom, including freedom to strike.