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A Time To Remember The Origins Of Bernie 2016

Jim Hightower once referred to Bernie Sanders as “Tim Carpenter with a Brooklyn accent and a Senate seat.” As Bernie 2016 rightfully gains in popularity and poll numbers, now is a good time to remember the origins of all of this. Without Tim Carpenter and Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) starting the idea of “Run Bernie Run” there wouldn’t be this wonderful political revolution happening. Things of this nature don’t “just happen.” There are people who had the wisdom to see the future and believe in the possibilities. Tim Carpenter was such a man. Continue reading

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Single Payer — It Remains The Only Answer

The push is on to move the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) to what everyone knows is the only real answer to our health care crisis: single payer. The Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare’s annual conference repeated the simple message of single payer: Everybody In. Nobody Out. The work to educate, motivate and organize for single payer continues. Continue reading

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