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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Number Date Name Location Please add your comment if ...
27073 7 months ago Anonymous Phoenix, AZ
27072 7 months ago Beth Rosenberg Somerville , MA
27071 7 months ago Linda Standow Lake Stevens, WA
27070 7 months ago Gregory Collins Coopersville, MI
27069 7 months ago Colleen Boyd Las cruces , NM
27068 7 months ago Richard Laybourn bloomington, MN Senator, as a long time active supporter since before you ran for president, I strongly urge you to address our institutionalized, militaristic economy. May I remind you of the following items: Th
Senator Sanders, thank you for your serious attention to this matter and for your dedicated service to our country and the world.

Best wishes to you and your family for the holiday season and 2019.

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27067 7 months ago Charles Britz Huntington, WV
27066 7 months ago Ahjamu Makalani montclair, CA member of California democratic party progressive caucus, President of DLC 703 SEIU Local 1000, Member of Black Socialist of America.
27065 7 months ago Paul Lusk Albuquerque, NM
27064 7 months ago Nancy Earle Bangor, ME To prevent nuclear war is as large an issue as climate change. We must stop both.
27063 7 months ago Sheila Mandell Fort Lauderdale , FL
27062 8 months ago Stephen Cipolla Jenkintown , PA
27061 8 months ago Michael Goldman Woodland Hills, CA
27060 8 months ago Michael Rice Belfast, ot
27059 8 months ago Ronald Clayton COVE CITY, NC
27058 8 months ago William Obrien Beaverton, OR
27057 8 months ago august kiperts memphis, TN US military MUST NOT be used as world police to fight other countrys wars in MIDDLE EAST.
27056 8 months ago Mohammerd Al Saleh san roque, CA
27055 8 months ago Robert Ruggiero Palm Harbor, FL
27054 8 months ago Aaron Pyle Bangor, ME
27053 8 months ago Mitra Mehr Fairfax, VA
27052 8 months ago Gabino Alvarez New York N.Y., NY
27051 8 months ago jennifer Tanner Los Angeles, CA
27050 8 months ago Deena Stryker Phila, PA There can be no such thing as domestic policy and foreing policy. Everthing is related and we are currently at risk of nuclear war.
27049 8 months ago Pamela Allee Portland, OR War is a total WASTE of All resources - human and planetary.

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