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What Would Bernie Sanders Do - The Podcast

In support of the progressive ideals of Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. In this first episode we get things going and state some Bernie fundamentals. Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatwouldberniesandersdo for much more daily information on Bernie Sanders, 2016 candidate for president.
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Sep 30, 2016

 

Recorded September 16, 2016 SAME PODCAST AS 63, just Tom Tresser interview. 

The What Would Bernie Sanders Do Podcast is Dr. Barry Kaufman with Host Darren Stephens and is produced in Chicago by Ruth Kaufman. Information on the podcast is supported by the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatwouldberniesandersdo/. Learn more about how you can help the campaign by going to www.berniesanders.com. Find us on Twitter and Instagram @wwbsdpodcast. Music by Robin Bienemann http://robinb.org/music.html

Sep 25, 2016

Recorded September 16, 2016. Special "Transparency" Episode! 

Bernie Sanders speaks out, at their conception, against abominations against our environment and tribal rights like the Dakota Access Pipeline. So why does it take public embarrassment or outrage to get leaders like President Obama and Hillary Clinton to take action? Could it be that they don't want to offend their friends and donors in high places?

President Obama promised the most transparent administration in history, which is probably why it takes e-mail leaks to prove that the usual pay-to-play and influence-peddling has completely painted over that "transparency." If you've got millions to stuff into the president's campaign coffers, you can be head of the FDA or get a cushy ambassadorship. And Colin Powell's leaked e-mails add to the list of ways Hillary Clinton has shown her incompetency.

In our Chicago Progress segment, we interview public defender, educator and grassroots organizer Tom Tresser about his revealing and disturbing book Chicago Is Not Broke: Funding the City We Deserve, which lifts the curtain on how the wealthy ruling class sequesters and squanders OUR tax dollars to enrich the pockets of developers, contractors and corporate interests. Hear how "TIF" districts are used in Chicago and nationwide to divert money from education and public resources in favor of development in high-income and tourist areas.

Another reason we need to get involved and take our government back. Time and time again, those at the top ignore our voices until it's too late and favor their $1,000 a bottle wine club associates (e.g. Rahm Emmanuel). Get together with Chicago Progress, Our Revolution and Brand New Congress to implement real change now and keep things BERNING for enemies of progressive values!

The What Would Bernie Sanders Do Podcast is Dr. Barry Kaufman with Host Darren Stephens and is produced in Chicago by Ruth Kaufman. Information on the podcast is supported by the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatwouldberniesandersdo/. Learn more about how you can help the campaign by going to www.berniesanders.com. Find us on Twitter and Instagram @wwbsdpodcast. Music by Robin Bienemann http://robinb.org/music.html

Get a copy of the book Chicago Is Not Broke!! http://www.wearenotbroke.org/

Sep 7, 2016

Recorded September 5, 2016. Why do our Democratic leaders speak out only AFTER the fact, whether it's EpiPens or pipelines? After Mylan raised the price of the EpiPen some 300% over 7 years, Hillary Clinton expressed outrage over their greed....on the campaign trail, of course. Darren and Dr. K. express outrage over Mylan's intermingling with the Democratic party, including its close ties and donations to the Clinton Foundation and its close family connection to Senator Joe Manchin -- "Hi, Dad!" And President Obama visits flood ravaged Louisiana but is conspicuously silent about climate change while his Interior Department auctions off 24 MILLION acres in the Gulf for fossil fuel drilling and exploration. Current Democratic Party leadership and their pragmatic progressivism is endangering our health and our planet.

But we DO have the power to change things! Our interview with Andre Vasquez of Chicago Progress offers hope for unifying the progressive movement, starting at the local level. We preview the goals and potential impact of Chicago Progress, and Andre offers hope that through informing and connecting we can let the people know that the power is in their hands to implement change from the bottom up. 

And...the WWBSD Podcast will be partnering with Chicago Progress! We'll be doing our part in offering a voice to local progressives regarding issues of concern and covering stories you might not hear about on the evening news. Getting the truth out so we can take action together--now THAT is something that Bernie Sanders would do! 

The What Would Bernie Sanders Do Podcast is Dr. Barry Kaufman with Host Darren Stephens and is produced in Chicago by Ruth Kaufman. Information on the podcast is supported by the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatwouldberniesandersdo/. Learn more about how you can help the campaign by going to www.berniesanders.com. Find us on Twitter and Instagram @wwbsdpodcast. Music by Robin Bienemann http://robinb.org/music.html. Support our sponsor by going to www.exceptionalpresence.com.

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