A U.S. senator from Vermont, previously a U.S. representative and former mayor of Burlington. Bernie Sanders, 73, has described himself as a Democratic Socialist. Although he declared himself to be independent as a senator, he has caucused with Democrats and is running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.
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The time is long overdue for Walmart to pay its workers a minimum wage of at least $15 an hour. If large, profitable corporations like Amazon and Disney can pay all of their workers a minimum wage of... -- https://www.facebook.com
For the $20 billion in stock buybacks that Walmart is planning to give to executives and shareholders over the next two years, they could raise the wage of every employee to over $15 per hour. If... -- https://www.facebook.com
Rev. Al Sharpton sits down and chats with Sen. Bernie Sanders about the midterm election results, what they need to do to defeat President Trump and what Sanders plans for 2020 are in this segment. -- https://www.msnbc.com
A woman’s right to control their body is their right, and their right alone. There is no room for government in that conversation. We must stand up and fight back against any and all attempts to... -- https://www.facebook.com
In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies like Walmart from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour. -- https://www.cnbc.com
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