Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock on Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party

We’re grateful to Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock, Research Professor of Theology and Culture at Brite Divinity School, for her principled stand in support of Bernie Sanders and against the shenanigans of the Democratic Party establishment! Here’s what she wrote on Facebook: [Read more…]

Bernie Sanders, Movement Politics, & Changing the Wind

Whatever the final outcome of the Democratic primary, the contest between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders has served to highlight two rather different philosophies of political change. Indeed, many Hillary supporters often have been heard to say things along the lines of “I like Bernie’s ideas, but I just don’t think they’re [Read More…]

Breaking News: Bernie is going to the Vatican!

… to speak about a moral economy that works for everyone, not just the top 1%! How great is this? Here’s the announcement this morning: JUST IN: Bernie Sanders invited to speak at the Vatican about how to create a moral economy.Watch more here: http://on.msnbc.com/1UMXo6V Posted by MSNBC on Friday, April 8, 2016 UPDATE: The [Read More…]

New Unofficial Bernie Sanders Campaign Video Is Amazing!

A Bernie Sanders supporter has taken part of his speech from Liberty University and turned it into an AMAZING new (unofficial) campaign video — and it’s blowing up on the Internet with over 230,000 videos so far! Watch and share: [Read more…]

It’s Time to Put Pressure on Superdelegates

Shaun King is absolutely right — the superdelegate system is bad for the Democratic Party: … on Saturday, Sanders won every county in Washington state and won nearly 75% of the vote. It was a drubbing. Will of the people be damned, the superdelegates in Washington all said they are voting for Clinton, including Gov. [Read More…]

Who said it, Bernie or Jesus?

  Bernie’s spirituality appears remarkably similar to someone else’s…. This is why we are Christians for Bernie! [Read more…]

#BirdieSanders Takes the Internet By Storm

It would happen at Bernie Sanders’ Portland event, of course. Portland being the city that gave us Portlandia, and the hilarious “Put a Bird On It” sketch. Well, there was a bird at Bernie’s rally in Portland on Friday, who made a very special appearance. Just watch the video: Posted by POLITICO on Friday, March [Read More…]

Bernie Sanders: a Jew With a Christian Politic

By Jeremy John. Originally posted on glassdimly.com. Poll numbers are like profits for politicians. And in some sense, this is what has gone wrong with the American election cycle: politicians have become scientists who cast their stances machine-part by part until they assemble the perfect election-bot. If that weren’t enough, the politician’s views are surveyed [Read More…]

5 Reasons Christians Should Support Bernie for President

Welcome to the Christians for Bernie blog! Now, immediately some of you may be wondering, “Why Christians for Bernie?” Why would Christians in particular be drawn to a Jewish socialist whose personal religious views don’t fall neatly into any of the conventional institutional options? Well, besides the obvious similarity between that description and a certain first-century Jewish [Read More…]