Sanders speaks up for ‘people power’ and grassroots democracy on cable news program
A Brief One from Niagara At Large publisher Doug Draper
Posted July 14th, 2017 on Niagara At Large
I travel across the Ontario/New York State border quite often to visit some of my American friends, and they are repeatedly telling me how depressed they are with Trump and his stupid tweets and temperament scorching their land.
“I can barely stand to turn on the news,” one of them told me recently. “It leaves you feeling hopeless, depressed.”
I dig it. There are many here, on the Canadian border, who worry about the impact the Trump rampage will have on our health and welfare too.
But I turned on an American cable channel this past July 13th to the MSNBC program ‘Morning Joe’ where one of the guests was Bernie Sanders, the Senator for Vermont who ran an inspiring campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidency last year – a campaign featuring the banner; “A Future to Believe In” – that the delegates of the party should have let him, rather than the Clintons and their Wall Street sponsers, win.
Listening to Sanders, who is still criss-crossing the country, encouraging ordinary Americans to get more engaged in the democratic process, left me with a feeling that there is still hope.
Here is that interview to click on and watch. I hope it does the same for you.
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