Bernie Sanders

  • Bernie Sanders Picks Up His Biggest Union Endorsement Yet

    By Sahid Fawaz

    The 700,000 strong Communications Workers of America (CWA) has officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.

  • Throwback Thursday: Watch Bobby Kennedy Team Up with Labor

    By Kelly Ross

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is a big supporter of labor unions and has even been known to join organized labor on a picket line or two. However, this is not the first time a presidential candidate has joined workers on the front lines to fight for fair wages and better working conditions. In the late 1960s Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy stood hand in hand with migrant farm workers picketing in the streets.

  • The Bernie Paloma

    By Kelly Ross

    A few months back, Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders gave a speech complete with a custom cocktail, the Bernie Paloma. The drink inspired by the Vermont Senator uses Vermont maple syrup to give the classic paloma a little kick. So pour yourself a drink and feel the Bern! Like always, all of our recipes are designed to be prepared with union-made ingredients and support good jobs!

  • Democratic Candidates Face Off, Offer Few Specifics on Labor

    By Ross Lenihan

    On Tuesday night, the five leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for the presidency faced off in Las Vegas for the first of six planned debates. The debate, which focused on frontrunner Hillary Clinton and top challenger Bernie Sanders, covered a wide range of topics from economic inequality and regulation of Wall Street to gun control and foreign policy in the Middle East. Largely absent from the debate, however, were any specifics on the state of organized labor in America or the possible role of unions in helping to re-establish a strong middle class.

  • Vote for Union Swag in 2016

    By Ross Lenihan

    Scott Walker may have been the most explicitly anti-union candidate in the 2016 presidential race, but others, particularly Democrats, view union ties as a good thing. As we inch closer to 2016, some candidates are promoting their union support through campaign swag, from bumper stickers to shirts and even tote bags (which, by the way, you can fill up at any number of union grocery stores).