Sanders Rejects Top Dems’ Push for a Big Tax Break for the Rich

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Country Catching Up to Bernie Sanders’ Way of Thinking |

Bernie Sanders was never the most all-American of presidential candidates. The Brooklyn-born socialist senator from Vermont has an overpowering New York accent. Lecturing America relentlessly on its ills, he presented as a cross between Scrooge and the Grim Reaper, seemingly as likely to appeal to American voters as Leon Trotsky, with whom he appeared to share a hair stylist. He did not slap backs, could not tell jokes and spouted policy prescriptions that sounded right out of “Das Kapital.”

Source: Country Catching Up to Bernie Sanders’ Way of Thinking | Portside

‘We Need a People’s Vaccine, Not a Profit Vaccine’: Sanders Urges Biden to Support Push to Suspend Pharma Patents

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Wednesday urged President Joe Biden to support an India and South Africa-led effort at the World Trade Organization to temporarily suspend coronavirus vaccine-related intellectual property rights in order to facilitate speedy global production and distribution of the life-saving shots—a proposal backed by nearly 70% of U.S. adults and more than 100 nations worldwide.

Source: ‘We Need a People’s Vaccine, Not a Profit Vaccine’: Sanders Urges Biden to Support Push to Suspend Pharma Patents | Portside