Press Releases

July 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Bill McKibben Teams Up With Sanders Institute for Series on Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE: Bill McKibben On The Climate Crisis, The Energy Sector, and More Founding Fellow of The Sanders Institute, Founder of 350.org, author and world-renowned environmentalist Bill McKibben teams up with the Sanders Institute for a 6-week, educational micro-video series about climate change. The first 3 videos on The Climate Crisis, Renewable Energy Around the World, and the Renewable Energy Jobs Myth are available for viewing on The Sanders Institute website and social handles. You … Continue Reading


May 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Senator Nina Turner Teams Up With The Sanders Institute To Address Voting Rights and Reforms

Senator Nina Turner teamed up with The Sanders Institute to create a series of short, educational videos addressing Voting Rights and Reforms. The series, entitled 'Why Don't Americans Vote?' tackles complex issues within the American voting system that affect our low voter turnout such as: Felon Disenfranchisement Varying Voter ID Laws Varying Voter Registration Laws Tuesday Voting Unaffiliated Primary Voters Election law in America is complicated and convoluted.… Continue Reading


March 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says The Debate On Gun Control Is Over, Congress Must Act Now

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says The Debate On Gun Control Is Over, Congress Must Act Now "Despite the public's lack of trust in Congress, the American public has not given up hope that change can happen." -Rep. Tulsi Gabbard U.S. Representative of Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District, combat veteran, and Founding Fellow of The Sanders Institute Tulsi Gabbard has been a consistent advocate for common sense gun regulation throughout her career. In solidarity with the upcoming "March for O… Continue Reading


March 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Stephanie Kelton On Creating a National Jobs Guarantee, “We Need a New New Deal.”

Founding Fellow of The Sanders Institute, leading economist and Professor at StonyBrook University Dr. Stephanie Kelton sat down with Sanders Institute co-founder and Fellow Dr. Jane O'Meara Sanders to discuss the results of an in-depth report released by the Levy Institute of Economics on what the creation of a National Jobs Guarantee program would mean for the US Economy. Dr. Kelton co-authored the report with L. Randall Wray, Flavia Dantas, Scott Fullwiler, and Pavlina R. Tcherneva. The Ri… Continue Reading


March 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Stephanie Kelton Says Cancelling The Student Loan Debt Crisis Would Benefit The Economy

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Stephanie Kelton Says Cancelling The Student Loan Debt Crisis Would Benefit The Economy Founding Fellow of The Sanders Institute, leading economist and Professor at StonyBrook University Dr. Stephanie Kelton sat down with Sanders Institute co-founder and Fellow Dr. Jane O'Meara Sanders to discuss the macroeconomic effects of cancelling student loan debt. More than 44 million Americans are caught in a student debt trap. Collectively, they owe nearly $1.4 trillion on outstand… Continue Reading


June 2017

PRESS RELEASE: National Nurses Union & Sanders Institute Release Report on Medicare for All Single Payer System

JUNE 26th, 2017 Burlington, VT - National Nurses United and the Sanders Institute have released a comprehensive report on implementing a Medicare for All Single Payer Healthcare System in the United States. The Medicare for All vs. All the Healthcare That Each Can Afford, featured in full on the Sanders Institute website, is timely as the Senate is currently debating their proposed health care bill - The American Health Care Act. The bill is expected to be voted on by the full Senate later th… Continue Reading


June 2017

Jane Sanders discusses The Sanders Institute with Nomiki Konst

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June 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Sanders Institute Announces Launch

JUNE 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, VT - The Sanders Institute, a nonprofit, progressive educational organization, is launching today under the direction of eleven progressive leaders who will serve as its Founding Fellows. The stated mission of the Sanders Institute is to revitalize democracy by actively engaging individuals, organizations and the media in the pursuit of progressive solutions to economic, environmental, racial and social justice issues. "Our country is at a crossroads. People of all… Continue Reading

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