Bernie Sanders tells supporters in Milwaukee, Appleton to “stand together,” unify voters in WI

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APPLETON/WEST ALLIS -- The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton was filled with nearly 3,200 Bernie Sanders supporters on Tuesday, March 29th -- as the Democrat rallied in Wisconsin. Sanders' campaign says an even bigger crowd came out for the rally at State Fair Park in West Allis. A campaign spokeswoman estimates 4,000 supporters packed the event with another 1,500 having to listen from an overflow area outside.

Fresh off victories in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington, the Vermont senator said the Dairy State is critical to continuing his campaign's mounting momentum.

"I like his idealism," said Peter Wilt, of Whitefish Bay, "I think Bernie Sanders has surprised a lot of people and he’s energized the Democratic Party."

Before his Tuesday night rally, Sanders sat down with Fox 6's A.J. Bayatpour for a one-on-one interview. Below is a recap of the topics we were able to cover with Sanders during the brief interview.

Demographic difficulties

Bernie Sanders speaks at State Fair Park in West Allis

Bernie Sanders speaks at State Fair Park in West Allis

Throughout the campaign, Sanders has not performed as well as Hillary Clinton in terms of attracting support from minority voters.

"We’re doing very well with young Latinos, we’re doing very well with young African-Americans," Sanders responded, "Our problem is with older people, by the way, not just African-Americans and Latinos, but Whites as well."

Glen Tyler, of Milwaukee, said Sanders could better appeal to black voters by making more neighborhood visits.

"I feel like he just has to show them that he’s really there, like he’s actually in the community," he said.

The 'how' on taxes

Sanders has repeatedly vowed that, as president, he would ensure corporations pay a larger share of taxes. A common criticism is that such an approach may sound good in theory but isn't really practical and could end up having harmful economic effects. We asked Sanders what he would do if companies responded to his tax policy by simply moving their operations out of the U.S.

"We can’t succumb to blackmail," Sanders responded, "We need a new trade policy that tells corporate America, they just cannot shut down, move abroad, and bring their products back into this country. And that is certainly one of the areas we’re focusing on."

Plan to defeat ISIS

Following recent terrorist attacks in Brussels and Pakistan, we asked Sanders what his approach would be to combating Islamic extremism - specifically, ISIS.

"We have got to destroy ISIS, let’s make no bones about that," Sanders said, "This is a barbaric organization, which is a threat to civilization."

Bernie Sanders speaks at State Fair Park in West Allis

Bernie Sanders speaks at State Fair Park in West Allis

Sanders says his broader strategy includes working with international allies to train soldiers in the countries most affected by Islamic terrorism.

"We gotta keep the pressure, Muslim troops on the ground, air attacks on the part of the United States, and other major powers, training the Iraqi army," Sanders said.

Sanders slams Walker

For a solid five-minute stretch Tuesday night, Sanders railed against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Sanders went after Walker on the issues of union rights, abortion access, and voter ID.

"Of all the issues, the one that really strikes me deepest is his attack on voting rights," Sanders said, "We have one of the lowest voter turnouts of any major country on earth. We need to make it easier for people to participate in the political process."

Later in the interview and during the rally, Sanders used the word "cowardly" to describe proponents of voter ID laws.

On Trump

We mentioned to Sanders there's a slice of the electorate who supports him but would vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton if given the choice. Sanders says he's heard from some such voters.

"I think there is a lot of anger out there," Sanders said, "What Trump is doing is tapping that anger and saying ‘it’s the fault of the Mexicans, it’s the fault of the Muslims,’ Well beating up on some Mexican worker who makes $8 an hour is not gonna solve the problems facing this country."

Fired up in the Fox Cities

"What we need right now is a revolution," Sanders told the crowd in Appleton Tuesday.

Seeking to solidify his efforts to unify voters, Sanders told supporters he is unlike other presidential candidate in both parties.

"We need to bring millions of people, many of whom have given up on the political process, young ones who have never participated in the political process, to begin to stand together, to demand a government that represents all of us. That is what this campaign is about," Sanders said.

During his one-hour speech, Sanders touched on several issues including income inequality, what he calls a broken criminal justice system, and campaign finance reform.

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Appleton

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Appleton

"I'm not wasting my time, going to rich people's homes, begging them for their campaign contributions. I'd rather be here with you in Appleton," Sanders said.

Those in attendance said they were thrilled to have him.

"He has been living what this country needs, all of his life," said Margaret Knauf, a Sanders supporter.

"It's surprising to see a lot of people out supporting in the fashion they are. They're really excited," said Lamond Hill, another Sanders supporter.

A tough path to victory

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Appleton

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Appleton

The number-crunchers say the math going forward isn't in Sanders' favor. Among superdelegates reported to have picked a candidate, Hillary Clinton has an edge of more than 400. Among pledged delegates awarded in primaries and caucuses, Clinton's lead is closer to 200.

Superdelegates are not bound to the results in their individual states.

Sanders expressed confidence that with more wins, he can convince many of those superdelegates that he is more likely to defeat the Republican nominee in November.

"I think the idea that we are the campaign that has the energy, that can create large voter turnouts, and can beat Trump, will be a convincing argument to many superdelegates," he said.

On Wednesday, Sanders will appear first in Kenosha -- and then La Crosse.

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Appleton

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Appleton

CLICK HERE for a complete list of presidential campaign events in the Milwaukee area ahead of April 5th.

16 comments

  • Robert

    Think about this…. Since 1980 a Bush or Clinton has been in power until Billary jumped off in 2012. This so she could run against Jeb Bush in 2016, This so we have another 8 years of what we have been getting folks. Can’t you see this?

  • John.Q.America (@JohnQAmerica)

    A Socialist, huh ? Socialism has killed over 130 MILLION people, in the advancement of…..
    It has destroyed NUMEROUS countries….But you Sanders supporters think it’ll work, if we just try it, one more time ???
    Oh but THIS….THIS is “Democratic Socialism, you claim ? Lets compare, shall we ?
    Fascism: The government orders you to give the fruits of your labor to others. If you refuse, the government arrests you.
    Communism: The government takes the fruits of your labor and gives it to others. If you refuse the government arrests you.
    Socialism: The government “politely” takes the fruits of your labor and gives it to others. If you refuse the government arrests you.
    DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM: At the request of 51% of voters the government “politely” takes the fruits of your labor and gives it to others. If you refuse the government arrests you.
    So…Democratic Socialism, like Fascism, Communism and Socialism, are ALL rooted in envy, and rely on FORCE. In summary….They are all evil.

    Sanders, in over 25 YEARS in the Senate, has NEVER introduced one bill that has passed. And he was a welfare leech until he was elected to office.

    • Stacy L Buschman

      Okay it’s very apparent that you don’t know what socialism is. You likely don’t know what democracy is or communism is either. There are different forms of government for each of these government formats. But, let’s stick to socialism since you brought that up.

      There are two major types of socialism. National socialism and democratic socialism. National socialism is when the government tells you how it’s going to spend your money and what you need (think the old USSR). Democratic socialism is when you tell the government how to spend that money and what you need such as a high quality of life, funded health care and education, and up-kept infrastructure.

      Our society has many social programs in it such as Medicare, social security, military/defense, public libraries, public parks, public schools, postal service, fire departments, infrastructure, the polio vaccine (along with swine flu, bird flu etc), the sewer system, state and city zoos, many museums, city buses, metro trains, unemployment insurance, FEMA, public street lighting, public defenders (and the court system in general), and a plethora of other important things. Basically, if you pay taxes on it, it’s likely linked to socialism. Then there was Eisenhower. The tax rate under his reign was 94% and our infrastructure flourished. Today our tax rate is something like 40% because of all the legal tax evasion, tax breaks, tax havens, bailouts, etc (remember, 99% of all new income/wealth in this country is going to the top 1/10th of 1%, yet this portion of the 1% are paying less than 50% of the taxes). You’re afraid of socialism, as a trigger word, because of propaganda over the past 50 years when we had cold wars and world wars.

      The truth is, any form of government is corruptible over time. In our own nation, unfettered capitalism has infiltrated and corrupted our democratic republic and our representatives in senate and the house largely don’t represent our interests any more, they represent the private sector interests that lobby them and fund their election campaigns. That is why our government is alligning close to the ruse that is russias “democracy”. In reality, it’s a mercantile oligarchy.

      Bernie sanders is fighting to stop that and bring back our voice into a true democratic system.

    • Stacy L Buschman

      Here’s an extensive list of Bernie Sanders’ accomplishments, and it’s A LOT despite some of the rhetoric circulating around the internet stating he’s too much of a far-left progressive to get anything passed.

      Early days

      Won a championship on the basketball team at his primary school in Brooklyn.

      Was Captain of his cross-country team, winning a lot of races. In fact, he was so successful he was repeatedly talked about in the school’s yearbook the very next year despite having already graduated.
      Early activism

      Forced the class president at his James Madison High School to raise scholarship money for kids in Korea, after they had been orphaned due to the war there in the 1950’s.

      Organized a sit-in against segregation when he was still a student in college. This was the first civil rights sit-in in Chicago history. This led to the University of Chicago investigating the discrimination just a week afterward.
      Mayor of Burlington

      Defeated the 5-term mayor of Burlington, winning by just ten votes in his bid against Democratic mayor Gorden Paquette. Hey, a win is a win. The odds were stacked against him. (Guma, The People’s Republic, pg. 42.)

      He won re-election three times , defeating Democratic and Republican contenders.

      Caused voter turnout to double during his tenure.

      Burlington became the first city in the country to fund community-trust housing under Sanders’ leadership.

      He not only balanced the city budget , but undertook ambitious downtown revitalization projects. He even helped bring in a minor-league baseball team to the town, the Vermont Reds.

      He sued the town’s local cable franchise and won reduced rates for customers.

      Kept a developer from turning important waterfront property into condominiums, hotels, and offices to be used only by the wealthy and affluent. Instead, it was made into housing, parks, and public space. Even today, the area still has many parks and miles of public beach and bike baths, including a science center.

      Provided new firms with seed funding, and helped businesses create trade associations. He funded training programs to give women access to nontraditional jobs and even gave special attention to women wanting to become entrepreneurs.

      Voted as one of America’s best mayors by U.S. News & World Report in 1987.
      Teaching days

      Taught political science at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Hamilton College.
      U.S. House of Representatives

      His 1990 victory was described by The Washington Post as being the “First Socialist Elected” to the United States House of Representatives in more than 40 years.

      Served in the House from 1991 until the time he became a Senator in 2007. Over a span of 16 years, he continuously won re-election by large margins , with the only exception being 1994.

      In his very first year in the House, he co-founded the Congressional Progressive Caucus. He led this group for its first eight years. Its primary devotion is to advance liberal causes and is currently the largest organization within the Democratic congressional caucus.

      He sided with the minority in voting against the use of force against Iraq in 1991 and 2002. He also opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

      Voted against the Patriot Act despite the majority of Congress voting for it (357 to 66). He also sponsored several amendments trying to limit its effects, even getting a proposal passed through the House preventing the government from obtaining a record of the books people buy.

      Was an open critic of Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan and took him head on insisting he only represented “large and wealthy corporations.” Greenspan later admitted to Congress that his economic ideology regarding risky mortgage loans was flawed.

      He passed more amendments than any other member during his time in the House. It earned him the nickname “The Amendment King.” He did this despite being a “socialist” and Congress being controlled by Republicans from 1994 to 2006, in one of the most partisan right-wing Houses ever.

      Passed an amendment to “require offenders who are convicted of fraud and other white collar crime to give appropriate notice to victims and other persons in cases where there are multiple victims eligible to receive restitution.”

      Passed an amendment that improved Postsecondary Education. It administered a competitive grant program to institutions of higher education seeking to reduce costs through the purchase of goods and services. This saved colleges and taxpayers both money.

      He amended the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act of 2003, stopping the IRS from being able to use funds that “violate current pension age discrimination laws.”

      He expanded free health care and won a $100 million increase in funding by using his amendment powers. This added community health centers that gave out a variety of free health care services.

      Prevented child labor by passing an amendment to a general appropriations bill. This stated that the U.S. will not appropriate funds for the importation of goods made by the hands of minors.

      Won a $22 million increase for low-income home energy assistance and a related weatherization assistance program. This helped heat homes for the poor.

      Passed an amendment that formed a bipartisan coalition effectively prohibiting the Export-Import Bank from handing out loans for nuclear projects in China.
      U.S. Senate

      Defeated a wealthy businessman, Rich Tarrant, to win his U.S. Senate seat in 2006, in one of the most expensive campaigns in Vermont’s history.

      Received the distinction of being named the third-most popular senator in the country, according to Public Policy Polling in August 2011.

      Given a score of 100 percent by the NAACP and NHLA (National Hispanic Leadership Agenda) based on his record during his time in the Senate.

      Named one of the top 5 American Jews of the Forward 50 in 2015.

      Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in 2013-2014.

      Became ranking minority member of the Senate Budget Committee in January 2015.

      Became ranking minority member of the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging.

      Passed an amendment making sure that solar water heaters provide at least 30 percent of hot water for new federal buildings. This is forcing us to use green energy.

      Made sure to it that bailout funds weren’t used to replace laid-off U.S. workers with exploited and poorly-paid foreign workers.

      Helped ensure that child care was being offered to parents in the Armed Forces by requiring the Comptroller General to provide accurate reporting on what was being done.

      Required a public database be made available showing the names of senior Department officials seeking employment with defense contractors. This helped crack down on corruption.

      Required that the TRICARE program provide treatment to veterans affected by certain types of autism. It wasn’t previously being done.

      Won a battle requiring the Government Accountability Office to conduct an audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the part that doesn’t interfere with monetary policy). This revealed the names of the recipients of over 2,000,000,000,000 in taxpayer assistance.

      Was praised by John McCain(R-AZ) and Sen. Jack Reed(D-RI) for overhauling the Veterans Administration. Was said to have done such an excellent job of bringing all parties to a deal, that it wouldn’t have gotten done without Sanders’ work.

      But, most of all, what Bernie has done is inspire Americans. That’s what he’s doing in this election. His list of accomplishments doesn’t include all the times he’s stood on the Senate floor giving a passionate speech on why the “big banks need to be broken up.” No, you can’t quite quantify things like that.

  • James Bond

    Hillary recently stated that Bernie outspent her 27-to-1 on the air in the last 3 caucus states. But to be fair, she outspent him with money from Wall Street 15,000,000-to-0.

  • Reagan 84

    Hey Sanders,did you and that other Satan disciple Libtard Killary get POLICE security at your rallies? You know,the SAME POLICE you two had the audacity to bash and crucify for killing your THUG criminal Libtard voters in self defense? HYPOCRITES!!

  • Stacy L Buschman

    Financial experts, academics, and economists from across the nation are officially endorsing Bernie Sanders’ proposal to break up big banks and bring justice to Wall Street.

    Among the 170 economists and professors backing Sanders’ plan are former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, professor James K. Galbraith of the University of Texas, and John Miller of Wheaton College. Other experts listed on the sign-on letter teach at top universities like Harvard, Cornell, and Cambridge (UK). Also included is a former member of U.S. Congress, a former researcher for the Federal Reserve Board, and even a former associate at Goldman Sachs, as well as numerous financial advisors and wealth management experts.

    While Hillary Clinton has also proposed a Wall Street reform plan, the letter signed by the aforementioned experts criticizes Clinton’s plan as too weak to be seriously considered.

  • Stacy L Buschman

    For all of you naysayers about Sanders economic policies. Here is a list of 170 economists that endorse his proposals:

    1. Robert Reich, University of California Berkeley
    2. Robert Hockett, Cornell University
    3. James K. Galbraith, University of Texas
    4. Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research
    5. Christine Desan, Harvard Law School
    6. Jeff Connaughton, Former Chief of Staff, Senator Ted Kaufman
    7. William Darity Jr., Duke University
    8. Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research
    9. Brad Miller, Former U.S. Congressman and Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
    10. William K. Black, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    11. Lawrence Rufrano, Research, Federal Reserve Board, 2005-2015
    12. Darrick Hamilton, New School for Social Research
    13. Peter Eaton, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    14. Eric Hake, Catawba College
    15. Geoff Schneider, Bucknell University
    16. Dell Champlin, Oregon State University
    17. Antoine Godin, Kingston University, London, UK
    18. John P. Watkins, Westminster College
    19. Mayo C. Toruño, California State University, San Bernardino
    20. Charles K. Wilber, Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
    21. Fadhel Kaboub, Denison University
    22. Flavia Dantas, Cortland State University
    23. Mitchell Green, Binzgar Institute
    24. Bruce Collier, Education Management Information Systems
    25. Winston H. Griffith, Bucknell University
    26. Zdravka Todorova, Wright State University
    27. David Barkin, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco
    28. Rick Wicks, Göteborg, Sverige (Sweden) & Anchorage, Alaska
    29. Philip Arestis, University of Cambridge
    30. Amitava Krishna Dutt, University of Notre Dame
    31. John F. Henry, Levy Economics Institute
    32. James G. Devine, Loyola Marymount University
    33. John Davis, Marquette University
    34. Gary Mongiovi, St. John’s University
    35. Eric Tymoigne, Lewis & Clark College
    36. Trevor Roycroft, Ohio University
    37. James Sturgeon, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    38. Spencer J. Pack, Connecticut College
    39. Thomas Kemp, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
    40. Ronnie Phillips, Colorado State University
    41. John Dennis Chasse, SUNY at Brockport
    42. Pavlina R. Tcherneva, Bard College
    43. Silvio Guaita, Institution, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
    44. Glen Atkinson, University of Nevada, Reno
    45. William Van Lear, Belmont Abbey College
    46. James M. Cypher, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
    47. Philip Pilkington, Political Economy Research Group, Kingston University
    48. Eric Hoyt, PhD candidate, UMass-Amherst
    49. Jon D. Wisman, American University
    50. James K. Boyce, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    51. Hendrik Van den Berg, Professor Emeritus, Universities of Nebraska
    52. Thomas E. Lambert, Northern Kentucky University
    53. Michael Nuwer, SUNY Potsdam
    54. Nikka Lemons, The University of Texas-Arlington
    55. Scott T. Fullwiler, Wartburg College
    56. Charles M A. Clark, St. John’s University
    57. John T. Harvey, Texas Christian University
    58. Daphne Greenwood, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
    59. Gerald Epstein, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    60. Mohammad Moeini-Feizabadi, PhD candidate, University of Massachusetts
    61. Rebecca Todd Peters, Elon University
    62. Andres F. Cantillo, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    63. Michael Meeropol, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Western New England University
    64. Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University
    65. Timothy A Wunder, Department of Economics University of TexasArlington
    66. Mariano Torras, Adelphi University
    67. Gennaro Zezza, Levy Economics Institute
    68. Wolfram Elsner, University of Bremen
    69. Larry Allen, Lamar University
    70. John Miller, Wheaton College
    71. Chris Tilly, UCLA
    72. Sean Flaherty, Franklin and Marshall College
    73. Clifford Poirot, Shawnee State University
    74. Anita Dancs, Western New England University
    75. Calvin Mudzingiri, University of the Free State
    76. Roger Even Bove, West Chester University
    77. Andrea Armeni, Transform Finance
    78. Anwar Shaikh, New School for Social Research
    79. Steven Pressman, Colorado State University
    80. Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland, Carey School of Law
    81. John Weeks, SOAS, University of London
    82. Matías Vernengo, Bucknell University
    83. Thomas Masterson, Levy Economics Institute
    84. Antonio Callari, Franklin and Marshall College
    85. Avraham Baranes, Rollins College
    86. Janet Spitz, the College of Saint Rose
    87. Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    88. Jennifer Taub, Vermont Law School
    89. Irene van Staveren, Erasmus University
    90. Yavuz Yasar, University of Denver
    91. Scott McConnell, Eastern Oregon University
    92. Don Goldstein, Allegheny College
    93. J. Pérez Oya, Retired UN secretariat (Spain)
    94. Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont
    95. Thomas E. Weisskopf, University of Michigan
    96. Jeffrey Zink, Morningside College
    97. Scott Jeffrey, Monmouth University
    98. Lourdes Benería, Cornell University
    99. Frank Thompson, University of Michigan
    100. Baban Hasnat, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
    101. Ilene Grabel, University of Denver
    102. Tara Natarajan, Saint Michael’s College
    103. Leanne Ussher, Queens College, City University of New York
    104. Kathleen McAfee, San Francisco State University
    105. Victoria Chick, University College London
    106. Steve Keen, Kingston University
    107. Heidi Mandanis Schooner, The Catholic University of America
    108. Louis-Philippe Rochon, Laurentian University
    109. Jamee K. Moudud, Professor of Economics, Sarah Lawrence College
    110. Timothy A. Canova, Shepard Broad College of Law, Nova Southeastern University
    111. Karol Gil Vasquez, Nichols College
    112. Mark Haggerty, University of Maine
    113. Luis Brunstein University of California, Riverside
    114. Cathleen Whiting, Willamette University
    115. William Waller, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
    116. Kade Finnoff, University of Massachuettes-Boston
    117. Maarten de Kadt, Independent Economist
    118. Timothy Koechlin, Vassar College
    119. Ceren Soylu, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    120. Dorene Isenberg, University of Redlands
    121. Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University
    122. Matthew Rice, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    123. David Gold, The New School for Social Research
    124. Cyrus Bina, University of Minnesota
    125. Mark Paul, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    126. Xuan Pham, Rockhurst University
    127. Erik Dean, Portland Community College
    128. Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., George Washington University Law School
    129. Rohan Grey, President, Modern Money Network
    130. Tamar Diana Wilson, University of Missouri—St. Louis
    131. Radhika Balakrishanan, Rutgers University
    132. Alla Semenova, SUNY Potsdam
    133. Yeva Nersisyan, Franklin and Marshall College
    134. Linwood Tauheed, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    135. Michael Perelman, California State University, Chico
    136. Janet T. Knoedler, Bucknell University
    137. David Laibman, Brooklyn College and Graduate School, City University of New York
    138. Ann Pettifor, Director, Policy Research in Macroeconomics, London
    139. Steve Schifferes, City University London
    140. Al Campbell, University of Utah
    141. Faith Stevelman, New York Law School
    142. Kathleen C. Engel, Suffolk University Law School
    143. Jack Wendland, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    144. Ruxandra Pavelchievici, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
    145. Zoe Sherman, Merrimack College
    146. Donald St. Clair, CFP, Financial Planning Assoc. of Northern California
    147. Carolyn McClanahan, CFP, Life Planning Partners, Inc.
    148. Thomas Ferguson, Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
    149. Saule T. Omarova, Cornell University
    150. Josh Ryan-Collins, City University, London
    151. June Zaccone, Hofstra University
    152. Alex Binder, Franklin & Marshall College
    153. Albena Azmanova, University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies
    154. Hans G. Ehrbar, University of Utah
    155. Devin T. Rafferty, St. Peter’s University
    156. Reynold F. Nesiba, Augustana University
    157. David Zalewski, Providence College
    158. Claudia Chaufan, University of California-San Francisco
    159. L. Randall Wray, Levy Economics Institute and Bard College
    160. Richard B. Wagner, JD, CFP, WorthLiving LLC
    161. Joseph Persky, University of Illinois-Chicago
    162. Julie Matthaei, Wellesley College
    163. Peter Spiegler, University of Massachuetts-Amherst
    164. James Ronald Stanfield, Colorado State University
    165. William D. Pitney, CFP, Director of Advocacy, FPA of Silicon Valley
    166. Ora R. Citron, CFP, Oak Tree Wealth Management
    167. Susan Webber, Former Associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
    168. Richard D. Wolff, Democracy at Work and New School for Social Research
    169. Mu-JeongKho, University College London
    170. Kevin Furey, Chemeketa Community College

  • Mike Saxon

    Robert Reich is nothing more than a biased Democratic operative, and a terrible one at that. Failure follows him like a bad stink.

  • Mike Saxon

    Kati, after watching that Bernie ad you suggested, I think you should be locked up and Bernie should be, too.

  • Grayfellow

    To any naysayers who think Bernie’s ideas are pie in the sky or just wrong, I challenge you to watch the movie “Inequality for All” about Robert Reich. Constant superficial repeating of the term “income inequality” on the news media has the effect of trivializing the phrase, but if you watch the movie, you’ll see how deep, broad, and incredibly important the problem is, and how its tied into so many of our problems. And you’ll really understand that these ideas of Reich, Bernie, (and Franklin Delano Roosevelt before them) are actually the only way to really “make America great again”. It will be as clear as glass to you. Look into what FDR accomplished.

    Watch..The..Movie. It makes the point even better than Bernie does.
    And nobody will have to tell you to vote for Bernie.

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