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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27115 1 day ago Jason Maynard South Bend, IN
27114 7 days ago Lorilee House Los Angeles, CA
27113 1 week ago Stephanie Meacham Marysville, MI
27112 1 week ago C Smith Denver, CO
27111 1 week ago Debbie Anderson Cleve and, GA
27110 1 week ago Nico Poblete Valencia, CA
27109 1 week ago Kenneth Chay Providence, RI
27108 1 week ago Stephen Boletchek Apex, NC
27107 1 week ago Bob Plass Los Banos, CA Bernie, get out of bed with the Military/Corporate/Congressional complex!
27106 1 week ago Toni Garmon Dawsonville , GA Run Bernie Run ..... we love you...
27105 1 week ago Nicole Everling Eagan, MN
27104 1 week ago Bernard Berger Kailua Kona, HI
27103 1 week ago Rhonda Syphax Tacoma, WA
27102 1 week ago Jack h Vallejo, CA
27101 1 week ago Aileen McEvoy Waverly, NY
27100 1 week ago Randall Moore Hyattsville, MD
27099 1 week ago Ann Ruthsdottir Brunswick, ME
27098 1 week ago JOSEPH MARENFELD GASTONIA, NC
27097 1 week ago Nancy Fifer Lewes, DE
27096 1 week ago Julie Watkins Urbana, IL
27095 1 week ago Randall Cox Yorba Linda ,, CA
27094 1 week ago Peter Woodruff Arrowsic, ME
27093 1 week ago Joseph Wasserman West Hartford, CT We need you to talk about peace conversion, the waste of war and the danger of developing a new generation of nuclear weapons

Thank you
27092 1 week ago Owen Payne Red Rock, AZ
27091 1 week ago Owen Payne Red Rock, AZ
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