Bernie Sanders, Speak Up: Militarism and Corporate Power Are Fueling Each Other

With a strong grassroots campaign for president, Senator Bernie Sanders is denouncing corporate power, economic inequality and “oligarchy.” Background:
Bernie Sanders campaign website: “On the Issues”
National Priorities Project: “Military Spending in the United States”
Bernie Sanders: Speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

But he’s saying very little about crucial issues of war, militarism and foreign policy.

Martin Luther King Jr. explicitly and emphatically linked the issues of economic injustice at home with war abroad. Bernie Sanders should do the same.

Adequate funds for programs of economic equity and social justice will require an end to what Dr. King called “the madness of militarism.”

Overcoming militarism is just as vital as overcoming oligarchy. We won’t be able to do one without the other.

Please sign this petition to Bernie Sanders:

Senator Sanders, we are enthusiastic about your presidential campaign’s strong challenge to corporate power and oligarchy. We urge you to speak out about how they are intertwined with militarism and ongoing war. Martin Luther King Jr. denounced what he called “the madness of militarism,” and you should do the same. As you said in your speech to the SCLC, “Now is not the time for thinking small.” Unwillingness to challenge the madness of militarism is thinking small.


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27015 3 weeks ago Les Hartzman sherman oaks, CA Biggest question to ask is 'who are we afraid of?'
27014 3 weeks ago Kathy Shelton-Miles Berkeley, MO
27013 3 weeks ago Lee Davis Portland, OR
27012 3 weeks ago ann charland Springfield, IL 62711-6710, IL
27011 3 weeks ago Dennis West Yachats, OR
27010 3 weeks ago Clare Hoesl Cincinnati, OH
27009 3 weeks ago Murlin Evans Dallas, TX
27008 3 weeks ago virginia wilson margate, FL
27007 3 weeks ago Anonymous Woodland Hills, CA MLK had it right. Such right action's desperately needed. Bernie: please do it!
27006 3 weeks ago meg kidd Keene, NH
27005 3 weeks ago bruce dunn morris, NY
27004 3 weeks ago William Lynn Oregon city, OR
27003 3 weeks ago matt keeley erdenheim, PA
27002 3 weeks ago Sandra Smith CLINTON TWP, MI
27001 3 weeks ago Kim Taylor Windsor Locks, CT
27000 3 weeks ago Tracey Katsouros waldorf, MD
26999 3 weeks ago Diana Browne Van Nuys, CA
26998 3 weeks ago Carol Stanley Sherman Oaks, CA
26997 3 weeks ago Janelle Himmel Sherman Oaks, CA Sick at heart and tired of fueling the obvious perpetual life-time wars around the world just to continue big corporate profits. Insane.
26996 3 weeks ago Mark Zimoski Valley Glen, CA
26995 3 weeks ago Julieanna Thompson Culver City, CA
26994 3 weeks ago Susanne Kiriaty Paia, HI Our *AMERICA* should feel *SHAME* not *GREAT* at all!

*BLESSINGS for *YEMEN* & all the rest of us! PLEASE help!
26993 3 weeks ago Leon Johnson West Valle Ciity, UT
26992 3 weeks ago Wendy Gladwin Agoura Hills, CA
26991 3 weeks ago Anonymous west lebanon, NH
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