The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America

Version: Unabridged
Author: Jonathan Tasini
Narrator: Tom Parks
Genres: Public Policy
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: September 2015
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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Overview

Meet the essential Bernie Sanders an authentic and uncompromising champion of the people.

Independent United States Senator Bernie Sanders with a thirty-five-year career in public service, first as Burlington, Vermont s mayor, then as Vermont s sole representative to Congress, and currently as a United States senator is now campaigning to become president of the United States. His goal is to build a movement to take back our country from the rich and powerful, and return it to its rightful owners we, the American people.

Sanders common sense, populist message is resonating with Democrats, Republicans, independents, as well as ordinary working-and middle-class Americans from all walks of life, including millennials, seniors, veterans, immigrants, environmentalists, union workers, and more.

In this short, accessible audiobook, author Jonathan Tasini draws heavily from Sanders ample public record of speeches, statements, and interviews, and couples his working-class spirit with specific legislation he has championed on a number of core proposals that comprise a broader people s agenda for America, including:

A national, single-payer health care system
Free public higher education
Taking on wealth and income inequality
Preserving Social Security
Caring for our veterans
Ensuring civil rights for all
Combatting climate change
Reforming Wall Street, and much more.

"The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America" is a must-listen for anyone who shares a vision for a forward-looking, sustainable, and more just United States of America, and is eager to change the course of history.

Reviews (1)

Written by Christopher Barnard on April 11th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is an in-depth look into the real problems facing our economy that the billionaires or corporate media will not tell you about.

Author Details

Author Details

Tasini, Jonathan

Jonathan Tasini is a writer, organizational strategist, and an economics and political analyst. He is the author of It s Not Raining, We re Being Peed On: The Scam of the Deficit Crisis; The Audacity of Greed: Free Markets, Corporate Thieves and The Looting of America; They Get Cake, We Eat Crumbs: The Real Story Behind Today's Unfair Economy; and The Edifice Complex: Rebuilding the American Labor Movement to Face the Global Economy, a critique and prescriptive analysis of the labor movement (1995). He has been widely published, including in The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Business Week, Playboy Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. He is the founder, editor and publisher of Working Life, a leading progressive blog on work and the economy. He served as president of the National Writers Union (UAW Local 1981) for thirteen years.