Bernie Sanders

How I Wish India Had A Bernie Sanders

If only we had our own homegrown Bernie Sanders! Not only for the millions of the subaltern for whom he could be an uncontested messiah, but even for the fictitious middle class in India -- they too need a Bernie Sanders to reveal to them the deep wounds inflicted by the fairy-tale neoliberal boom story. Which political party or media house has asked as to what happened to the Right to Food legislation?
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The Rise Of Trump And Sanders Reveals One Thing About The American Voter

This presidential election may end up having great implications for both the Republican and Democratic parties. The rise of Trump and Sanders’s protracted battle for nomination suggest that vast segments of voters across constituencies are highly disillusioned. They see hope in leaders who fashion themselves as anti-establishment and exhibit a willingness to support their long ignored concerns.