Bernie Calls For Socialist "Revolution" In America

Zero Hedge | 2/25/2019 | Staff
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Following President Trump's vehement rejection of the socialist uprising in America during his State of The Union address, various members of the Democratic Party's presidential nomination circus have escalated one another's efforts to out-socialism each other - from Wealth Taxes to Green New Deals, with 'free ****' for all in between.

However, everyone's favorite three-home-earning, private-jet-flying socialist, Bernie Sanders has ratcheted his campaign's rhetoric to '11' this morning with an op-ed directly calling for a socialist revolution in America - and based on the majority of Americans' views, he may just get one!

Week - Campaign - President - People - Country

One week ago, when we launched our campaign for president, I asked people from across the country to sign up to be part of an unprecedented grassroots campaign. The response from the American people has been historic.

In six days, more than one million people have answered the call. Americans from every single Congressional district in the country have signed up to help lead a movement that is not only about defeating Donald Trump, the most dangerous president in modern American history, but about creating a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice.

Task - Today - Income - Wealth - Inequality

This task will not be easy. Today, we have more income and wealth inequality than at any time since the 1920s, and the three wealthiest Americans own more wealth than the bottom half of our country.

Despite relatively low unemployment, millions of people work multiple jobs because they earn starvation wages, 34 millionAmericans have no health insurance, and we pay the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs.

People - Disdain - Rate - Childhood - Poverty

Shamefully, we treat our most vulnerable people with disdain. We have the highest rate of childhood poverty of almost any major nation and a dysfunctional and unaffordable childcare system. While many Republicans want to cut Social Security, about half of older Americans have no retirement savings.

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