Senator Sanders on Democratic Socialism and Defeating ISIS Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, spoke about democratic socialism and how the controversial idea can help Americans… read more

Senator Sanders on Democratic Socialism and Defeating ISIS Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, spoke about democratic socialism and how the controversial idea can help Americans in their everyday lives. He referred to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Second Bill of Rights,” a program for economic and social justice advanced in 1944 but not yet achieved. Other topics included his ideas for defeating ISIL* and whether or not the U.S. should accept refugees following the Paris attacks the previous week. He responded to questions submitted by the audience.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Senator Sanders on Democratic Socialism and Defeating ISIS

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 19, 2015 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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