Sanders: ‘We have a nursing crisis in Vermont’

By: Isabel Schonemann; My Champlain Valley Senator Bernie Sanders met with some of Vermont’s healthcare providers and educators to discuss what can be done about the state’s current healthcare crisis. Among the topics discussed was that medical schools don’t have the funding to upkeep their nursing educator staff, and they don’t have the resources to take on as many new

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Will Bolsonaro stage a coup? Bernie Sanders is warning of the worst.

By: Greg Sargent and Paul Waldman; Washington Post   Earlier this summer, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) met with civil society leaders from Brazil who warned that President Jair Bolsonaro might not accept a loss in elections set for October. This has been widely discussed in international media, and Sanders came away from the meeting convinced that it’s not just idle

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Bernie Sanders Interview: Talking Rallies, Unions, IRA, More

By: Lexi McMenamin; TeenVogue The weekend that the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act – itself a reined-in version of President Biden’s proposed Build Back Better Act – during a marathon voting session, while most Senate Democrats were preemptively ready to celebrate the bill’s passage, there was a notable naysayer amongst them. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the former presidential candidate, spent the voting

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Sanders promises money for new clinic in Brattleboro

By: Bob Audette; Brattleboro Reformer   BRATTLEBORO — A health care provider that has clinics in Rockingham, Londonderry and Ludlow hopes to expand into Brattleboro. “There’s not a federally qualified health center in the region of Brattleboro,” said Josh Dufresne, CEO of North Star Health, formerly known as Springfield Medical Care Systems. A federally qualified health center is a health care practice that

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Bernie Sanders On The IRA, Joe Manchin And Upcoming Elections

By: Asma Khalid, Kelsey Snell, and Maria Liasson; NPR In an interview with NPR, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he stood by his characterization earlier this summer that his colleague Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sabotaged President Biden’s agenda. “I don’t think it’s debatable,” he said, adding that that he felt Manchin had “his own agenda” when negotiating with the administration

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Bernie Sanders: ‘extremely modest’ spending bill fails to meet the moment

By: Lauren Gambino; The Guardian As Democrats celebrate the long-sought passage of Joe Biden’s sweeping health, climate and economic package, Bernie Sanders is not ready to declare victory. Instead, the Vermont senator is sounding the alarm that Congress has failed to meet the moment, with potentially grave consequences for American democracy. “We are living in enormously difficult times,” he said in

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