Hundreds of 99% activists rallied on Capitol Hill. They were convened by several labor unions, Rebuild the Dream and MoveOn, among others. There was an interfaith reflection before protesters marched in front of the East side of the Capitol, where they unfurled a large banner and deposited their white flowers before proceeding to the Longworth House Office Building. Washington DC Dec. 8, 2011 © Rick Reinhard 2011

Bernie Sanders On Economic Inequality In America

Economic Inequality is a major issue that is facing the American People today. Economic Inequality is a considerable problem that I would like to explain thoroughly. However, for today I will cater to remaining brief so this issue can be tackled in small steps to avoid confusion in the future. […]

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Paul R. Knapp Learning Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Bernie Sanders Leads Against Hillary Clinton In Latest Polls

The 2016 presidential election is fast approaching and two of the main candidates in the race are Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. While the other major contender for the Democratic Party nomination is Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, his numbers are negligible when compared to Sanders and Clinton. Within […]

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – Army 1st Sgt. Tina Brown, Army Maj. Jennifer Reed, and Army Sgt. Rosalyn Anderson, deployed here with the 525th Military Police Battalion in support of Joint Task Force Guantanamo, run in front of the Honor Bound sign at Joint Task Force Guantanamo’s Camp Delta during a physical fitness session, June 16, 2010. The 525th MP Battalion is stationed here on 12-month rotations and provides a portion of the guard force inside the detention facilities at JTF Guantanamo. JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detainees, including those convicted by military commission and those ordered released by a court. The JTF conducts intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination for the protection of detainees and personnel working in JTF Guantanamo facilities and in support of the War on Terror. JTF Guantanamo provides support to the Office of Military Commissions, to law enforcement and to war crimes investigations. The JTF conducts planning for and, on order, responds to Caribbean mass migration operations. (JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Nistas) UNCLASSIFIED – Cleared for public release. For additional information contact JTF Guantanamo PAO 011-5399-3589; DSN 660-3589 www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil

Guantanamo Closure: Obama and The Executive Order

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President George W. Bush declared a “War on Terrorism.” This war would result in a long drawn-out conflict in Iraq that would last almost ten years. As a side-effect to this war, there would be numerous enemy combatants and possible sympathizers/activists for […]

Protesters holding signs advocating for healthcare reform.

Why The American HealthCare System Sucks

It’s fairly well accepted that the United States has the most expensive healthcare system in the world, but many people (including Americans) continue to falsely assume that the U.S. pays more for healthcare because they get better health service (or better health outcomes). This simply is not true and there is […]