Research Paper On Bernie Sanders

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Bernie Sanders is the former senator of the state of Vermont and is currently running to be the democratic representative in the 2016 Presidential Election. Bernie Sanders has stated that he is a socialist democrat but it is unclear whether he is either a socialist or a liberal. His statement is unclear because on some topics he takes on more liberal view than a socialist view. Bernie Sanders is known for being a strong believer of the government helping out the economy more and having the wealthy pay more taxes. He wants less poverty in society and help it have a consistent middle class. Two issues that I agree with Bernie on is his views on helping the economy and his views on the war on terror. Bernie Sanders is a strong supporter…show more content…
Following the topic of economy, an article defending the one percent of America that has a high income states that Professor Edward McCaffery argued for the United States to repeal its federal income and estate taxes. These taxes play a bigger role on people who usually have a high income. Discussing about free college tuition an article states, “Tuition fee policies and the financial assistance policies that accompany them are critical both for the very considerable revenue at stake and for the potential impact on higher education accessibility and the implications for equity and social justice”. This scholar argues that college tuition benefits colleges to keep them open and is beneficially to the features of college. An article that is against higher minimum wage argues that the goal of minimum wage is not to reduce employment but to redistribute earnings to low paid workers and that enacting a minimum wage is risky but potentially profitable. Nevertheless due to the low pay, employers and companies are able to make a bigger profit than having workers on a regular…show more content…
Bernie Sanders quotes, “America must defend freedom at home and abroad, but we must seek diplomatic solutions before resorting to military action. While force must always be an option, war must be a last resort, not the first option”. He continues on to say that the United States should not be the policeman of the world and that the only way to stop ISIS is to join an international coalition led by countries are able to protect themselves. Unlike Marco Rubio, Bernie Sanders believes that America should not led the fight against ISIS and not make the fight our own. He states that we must take out the terrorists’ funding networks, disrupt their online radicalization, and support religious freedom this is how we will combat the terrorist. Bernie wants to make sure that America doesn’t fall into a policy of unilateral military action and move toward a policy of emphasizing diplomacy and making sure that the decision to go to war is a last resort. Also wants to make sure that any military action we take has clear goals and we provide support to our allies whenever it is

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