Category Archives: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders, Candidate for President, Visits Atlanta


(APN) ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about real issues that working people care about to an enthusiastic crowd of over one thousand supporters in downtown Atlanta, Friday night, September 11, 2015, at 200 Peachtree Street.   He emphasized in his speech that no President can deal with the crisis facing working families unless there is a mass […]

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Help for Low-Income Atlantans Hangs in Balance as Congress Stalls

  (APN) ATLANTA — Inaction by the US Congress to make funding decisions regarding programs critical to Atlanta’s low-income families–particularly LIHEAP and CSBG–means that even more families than usual this year are facing lack of heating and/or homelessness. The Low-Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds heating assistance payments for low-income families. The Fulton-Atlanta Community Action Authority (FACAA), an organization which […]

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(IPS) First Federal Reserve Audit Reveals Trillions in Secret Bailouts

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Aug 28, 2011 (IPS) – The first-ever audit of the U.S. Federal Reserve has revealed 16 trillion dollars in secret bank bailouts and has raised more questions about the quasi-private agency’s opaque operations. “This is a clear case of socialism for the rich and rugged, you’re-on-your-own individualism for […]

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