Bernie Sanders

Supporting Sanders sends the wrong message

Socialist Worker by Gloria Mattera June 10, 2015 The decision of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for the Democratic Party presidential nomination has led to a vibrant debate. On May 31, at the Left Forum in New York City, Gloria Mattera, co-chair of the Green Party of New York State* and a coordinating committee member of System Change Not Climate Change*, was part of a panel discussion on “Should the Left Support Bernie Sanders?” Other panelists included Ashley Smith of the International Socialist Organization, Bhaskar Sunkara of Jacobin magazine and Winnie Wong of People for Bernie. Audio of their…