Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism | USA TODAY Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism | USA TODAYThank you. Thank you all very much for being here and let me Begin by saying my friends: we are in the midst of ADA signing in pivotal moment for our country in the planet and with so many crises converging upon us simultaneously. It is easy for us to become overwhelmed what depressed, or even, to throw up our hands in resignation, but my message to you today is that if there was ever a moment in the history of our country, where does was not an option? This is that time. Every man, woman and child in our country, basic economic rights, the right to equality, Healthcare against the Civil Rights and civil liberties about people – and, let me be absolutely clear, Democratic socialism means to me requiring and achieving political and economic freedom in every community in this country And let me be, and let mebe very, very clear as well when I say that the only way we achieve these goals is through a political revolution, a revolution in which millions of people getting country at the end of the day, the 1 % may have enormous Wealth, my friends are my values, and that is why I call myself a Democratic Socialist and its core is ad win Abiding Faith in the American people to peacefully and democratically enact the transformative change that will create shared Prosperity, Social equality and true freedom. Four, all. Thank you very much. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will deliver an address at George Washington University in Washington on democratic socialism, the political ideology that he and a growing number of young Democrats adhere to. Sanders is expected to defend his brand of socialism as a continuation of the policies of FDR and the New Deal, stressing equality in American prosperity.
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