Bernie Sanders U.S. Senator for Vermont and candidate for President of the United States
Nelson Mandela said, "It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails." Today we released a plan to fundamentally transform our racist and punitive criminal justice platform.
Read it at the link in bio.
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We must legalize marijuana nationally, expunge past marijuana convictions and ensure revenue from legal marijuana is reinvested in the communities most impacted by the failed War on Drugs.
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Today I am proud to be releasing the most comprehensive and progressive criminal justice platform of any candidate for president.
We have a criminal justice system that is racist and broken, and working together we're going to fundamentally transform it.
Read our plan at the link in bio.
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We will go to war against white nationalism and racism in every aspect of our country.
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I believe that the goal of life is to create community, to bring us together in love and compassion. In our country, I see people who are worth billions of dollars pushing for policies that make the rich richer and everyone else poorer. That’s not what human life should be about.
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This is an emergency and we need to treat it like one.
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then maybe they can respectfully decline the billions of dollars that we give to Israel.
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With a modest tax on Wall Street speculation, we can not only cancel all student debt but make public colleges and universities tuition-free.
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We can and we will defeat Trump in the election, because we know that climate change is an emergency that must be addressed and that we must create millions of good-paying jobs in the process.
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Our campaign is rooted in the principle of solidarity. We recognize that every person on this planet shares a common humanity, that we all want our children to grow up healthy, to have a good education, have decent jobs, drink clean water, breathe clean air and live in peace.