The Bernie Sanders Show

The Bernie Sanders Show

By: US Senator Bernie Sanders

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with leading activists, journalists, policymakers, artists, visionaries and revolutionaries, talk about the resistance, the political revolution and moving forward on a progressive agenda.

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Episode 9: Al Gore

07/24/2017

30:00

Bernie talks to former Vice President Al Gore about climate change, his new film, "An Inconvenient Sequel," and how big money is controlling our political system.

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In this Bernie Bonus, Sen. Sanders breaks down the summit in Helskini where Trump openly sided with Russia’s authoritarian leader Vladimir Putin aganst the U.S. intelligence community.

Do Facebook, Amazon, Google and other tech giants pose a threat to American democracy? Sen. Sanders discusses that question and more with Lina Khan and Sarah Miller of the Open Markets Institute.

At a live town hall in Washington, Sen. Sanders and a panel of foreign policy and national security experts discuss the consequences of Trump withdrawing the U.S. from the Iran nuclear agreement, and alternatives to the hawkish Washington foreign policy establishment.

Senator Sanders responds to President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal. 

Senator Sanders and a panel in Philadelphia address criminal justice reform and mass incarceration in America. Featuring Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, Premal Dharia, director of litigation at Civil Rights Corps, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University. Moderated by Daniel Denvir, host of The Dig, a podcast from Jacobin Magazine.

On Monday night, Senator Sanders held a town hall on Income Inequality in America: The Rise of Oligarchy and Collapse of the Middle Class. He was joined by Senator Elizabeth Warren, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, and professor of economics Darrick Hamilton as well as other experts on poverty, the middle class and corporate power.  The live stream drew 1.7 million viewers on Tuesday night – beating out some of the major TV networks – had has now been viewed almost 3 million times online.  The following is the audio of Monday night’s discussion.

Tuesday night, President Trump gave his first State of the Union address. Sen. Bernie Sanders responds.

Episode 13: Bill de Blasio

01/25/2018

30:00

What does it really mean to have a progressive government? Mayor Bill de Blasio sits down with Sen. Sanders to talk about progress in New York City and beyond.

This may not be the sexiest issue. But it's certainly one of the most important right now.

While Republicans are busy trying to give enormous tax breaks to billionaires and corporations, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and I are here to talk about what we really should be prioritizing in our budget to invest in working families and put the middle class first.