Saturday, December 06, 2008
US Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent socialist from Vermont, has called for a stimulus package of at least $500 billion to assist the working class. Sanders says “If Congress can fork over $700 billion to rescue the Wall Street fat cats from their reckless gambles, why can’t we put millions of Americans to work rebuilding our country as we address the severe economic crisis we face?”
Opinions on Sanders vary widely within the Peace and Freedom Party. Some are supportive and suggest that he does as best he can within the capitalist system while others claim that he’s no different than a liberal Democrat. What do you think?
Read the full story here: www.sanders.senate.gov/news/record.cfm?id=305485
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