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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Number Date Name Location Please add your comment if ...
26871 1 year ago Roberta Hill Austin, TX
26870 1 year ago Dr. Dorothy Black Crow Depoe Bay, OR
26869 1 year ago Andrew Mumford red bank, NJ
26868 1 year ago Jordan Hoiby Spring Lake Park, MN
26867 1 year ago lamraouna ilias agadir, GA Création site web au Maroc <a href="https://www.freelanceweb-seo.com/creation-web-maroc">https://www.freelanceweb-seo.com/creation-web-maroc</a>
26866 1 year ago Edith Martin Punta Gorda, FL To Our Leader for the American People:

We have not spoken up for some time but now we shall. Please keep going with your agenda for us. You have been our spokesman for years and have not...
26865 1 year ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA
26864 1 year ago Edgar Sanford Gig Harbor, WA
26863 1 year ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA
26862 1 year ago Michael Plowman WAHIAWA, HI
26861 1 year ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA
26860 1 year ago Lori Walker Veneta, OR BERNIE HAS TALKED OVER AND OVER ABOUT BEING AGAINST WAR; MAYBE CHECK OUT HIS WEBSITE!!! I AM AGAINST WAR SO AM SIGNING THIS PETITION; I KNOW BERNIE IS TOO!!!
26859 1 year ago Aylene Kovensky Columbia, MD Let's talk whistleblowing too. National security issues are used to suppress the truth and judge a person guilty without providing a day in court. Retaliation against National Security whistleb...
26858 1 year ago Stephanie J. Goldbach Berlin, NY
26857 1 year ago Buzz Davis Tucson, AZ Senator you need to lead to using, supporting and funding the UN to stop these wars!
26856 1 year ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
26855 1 year ago ann loera Kingwood, TX
26854 1 year ago Matthew Getz Newburyport, MA
26853 1 year ago Anonymous Milford, CT
26852 1 year ago Denise Scholz Bayonne, NJ
26851 1 year ago James Cole Las Vegas, NV I've become very suspicious of the Senator after realizing his deafening silence on the military budget!
26850 1 year ago Jan Weinberg Princeton, NJ Please refer to this research exposé which is directly related to this essential petition:

Violence, Incorporated
http://www.peopledemandingaction.org/downloads/tpp/tpp-february-21-201...
26849 1 year ago Peggy Binnion Litchfield, OH
26848 1 year ago Barry Rosencrance fletcher, NC I've been saying this for 50 years now: NO MORE WAR!
26847 1 year ago Neil Saaty San Pedro, CA Declare that the staggering cost of regime change is weakening the people and weakening the country, and that the most patriotic and intelligent thing to do is to oppose all this militarism.
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