Bernie Sanders


Which Democratic Candidates Are National Security Employees Opening Their Wallets for?

Data shows that members of the State Department and the military are investing in candidates who are not currently topping national polls.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a press conference in Washington on June 24.

What the Right Gets Wrong About Socialism

As Scandinavia shows, it does feature plenty of public ownership—but also a thriving economy.

John Kerry Campaigns With Ted Kennedy In Iowa

FP’s Guide to the 2020 U.S. Election Debates

Eight things to read before the candidates meet.

Bernie Sanders speaks at the People's Summit in Chicago on June 10, 2017. (Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders Still Doesn’t Pass the Commander-in-Chief Test

It’s time to stop grading the Democratic front-runner’s foreign policy on a curve.

A protester demonstrates against the war in Yemen and the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Embassy in London on Oct. 25. (Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Trump’s One Step Back on Yemen Won’t Satisfy Critics

The U.S. will end refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war.


New Chief of Clinton’s Transition Team Is a Strong Backer of TPP and Free Trade

Ken Salazar is a long-time free trade supporter, including the Asia trade deal Clinton now opposes.

Protesters marching down Broad Street on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA.

Protests and Pot Smoking in the City of Brotherly Love

Bernie Sanders supporters and the Pro-Hillary camp struggle to unite outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.


A Muslim Lawmaker Appeals to Bernie’s Camp to Stop Trump

Rep. Keith Ellison was an early champion of Sanders. But now he’s urging Bernie’s backers to get behind Clinton to defeat what he calls an existential threat: Donald Trump.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 25:  Bernie Sanders supporters are joined by other groups as they march towards FDR Park on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The convention is expected to attract thousands of protesters, members of the media and Democratic delegates to the City of Brotherly Love.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sanders Backers Say DNC Leak Won’t Unravel Party Unity Bid — Protesters Say Otherwise

There’s division about whether the suspected Russian hack that’s forced out the DNC chair will impact the Democrats ultimately coming together behind Clinton.


Noted Hacker Edward Snowden Has Some Thoughts on the DNC Hack

The former CIA employee and government contractor blasts his host, Russia, for DNC hack.


Can Sanders’s Endorsement Heal the Democratic Party’s Civil War Over Foreign Policy?

The Vermont senator used a drawn-out primary to attack Clinton’s judgement on national security and international trade, so party unity may prove elusive.

US Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2016 Policy Conference at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, March 21, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The Democratic Party’s Israel Crack-Up

The contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has exposed faultlines between Democrats on Israel and Palestine.

HAMPTON, VA - JUNE 15:  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton participates in a round table conversation on national security at the Virginia Air and Space Center June 15, 2016 in Hampton, Virginia. Following the nation's final presidential primary in the District of Columbia on Tuesday, it is clear that Clinton has won enough votes to be her party's standard bearer in this fall's election.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

How Clinton Can Fall in Love With Free Trade All Over Again

Politics motivated Hillary Clinton’s flip-flop on Obama’s massive Pacific trade deal. Here’s how she can find her way back to supporting it.

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - MARCH 17:  (CHINA OUT,FRANCE OUT)  Libyan Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ibrahim Dabbashi attends a press conference after an open meeting of the UN Security Council at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States, March 17, 2011. The UN Security Council on Thursday adopted a resolution to authorize a no-fly zone over Libya and called for "all necessary measures," excluding troops on the ground, to protect civilians under threat of attack in the North African country.  (Photo by XINHUA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Libya Isn’t Hillary’s Fault, Says Libyan

Republicans say Hillary Clinton botched the Libyan intervention, but Libya's ambassador says his country only has its own incompetent governments to blame.


The Possibility of a Sanders/Trump Debate is Melting the Internet

Supporters of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are going crazy over the possibility of a debate.

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The End of Politics as We Know It

The traditional ideological divides of Left and Right are collapsing. And that raises big questions about the future of liberal democracy.


Under President Sanders, the Planet Will Feel the Burn

While he calls global warming an “unprecedented” threat, Bernie Sanders’s energy proposals could actually raise, not lower, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

MILWAUKEE, WI - FEBRUARY 11:  Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton participate in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.The debate is the final debate before the Nevada caucuses scheduled for February 20.  (Photo by)

Pardon Our Election

The campaign headlines of 2016 are distracting world leaders from preparing for what will be the biggest headline of 2017.


Who Would Bibi Vote for?

AIPAC, the Iran deal, Israel’s recent outreach to Russia — which of the presidential candidates is going to corner the vote on Middle East policy and tackle the legacy of the current administration?

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