“If history teaches us anything, it is that big money interests do not just give you anything,” the senator said in support of the union drive in Bessemer. “You’ve got to stand up and you’ve got to fight for it.”
If you look back at Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders’s careers, the $1.9 trillion stimulus package, the American Rescue Plan, looks a lot like the proposals Sanders has fought for forever, without much of the compromise or concerns that you used to see from Senator Joe Biden. That’s not to take anything away from Biden. He’s the president. This is his plan. And it is to his credit that he saw what the country needed, what the politics of the moment would support and where his party had moved, and met it with full force.
Sen. Bernie Sanders maintains progressive candidates won because they campaigned “not only against Trump, but for an agenda that works for the working families of this country.”
After watching Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish last week, I got to thinking about how big and powerful secular Yiddish and Jewish culture used to be in America in the first part of the 20th century — how diverse and left-wing and working class and radical