Your Call: Is the Democratic Party platform the most progressive ever?
On the June 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the Democratic Party platform, which adopts many of Senator Bernie Sanders’ policiesCommittee members voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, end the death penalty, legalize marijuana, and regulate fracking. They failed to find common ground on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or illegal settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. They also voted against single payer healthcare.
What’s the significance of the platform? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.
Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, Senator Bernie Sanders appointee
Jonathan Tasini, author of The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America, Senator Bernie Sanders appointee
Washington Post: Democrats shift to the left in this past weekend’s platform fight