On the European leg of his book tour for ‘Our Revolution‘, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders stepped out on stage at the O2 Brixton Academy. With six days to go before the UK General Election, Sanders arrived in London greeted by an audience of 5,000 passionate admirers eager to hear what the great man had to say. With issues of social justice, inequality and the environment key to both … Continue reading Bernie in Brixton!
Although he may not have been successful in becoming the Democratic candidate to go against Donald Trump, it appears that Bernie Sanders’ legacy is only just beginning to come into fruition. If there is one thing that we can credit Sanders with it is the introduction of the concept of ‘democratic socialism’ to the mainstream political discourse in the US despite already being a well-established … Continue reading Membership for the Democratic Socialists of America triples after the 2016 Election
The 2016 U.S. election was expected to be the final straw to break the Elephants back. However, since that day earlier this month we have discovered that the straw has broken a different back, a Donkeys back! So where do the Democrats go now? Continue reading The New Democrats
On Wednesday the 18th of May 2016, Micheal Briggs of the Bernie Sanders campaign sent an email to Jeremy Brinster at the Democratic National Committee with the subject line ‘Sanders Welcomes California Debate’ a debate which we now know never happened. The email was the Sanders campaign requesting that the DNC to assist in helping the debate take place with the Clinton campaign ‘balking’ on their … Continue reading DNC Response to Debate was ‘lol’
On the 12th of July 2016, with 1,187 delegates to his name, Bernie Sanders officially endorsed fellow Democratic candidate declaring that Hillary Clinton “must be our next President,” and that “Secretary Clinton has won the Democratic nomination and I congratulate her for that.” It was a moment in the Democratic race many thought would have come a lot sooner. It was a moment that many in the … Continue reading Bye Bye Bernie!