Bernie Sanders Issues

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The current debate over who should succeed our president has spread throughout all of America as the presidential election and primaries come near. The many issues facing the United States today in terms of illegal immigration, wealth distribution and the environment, leaves us to question which candidate is best fit to resolve these problems. In my belief, this person is Bernie Sanders. Through his years as a politician, he’s never failed to stick with his beliefs and perpetually spoke out against human rights’ violations, institutionalized racism, and overall issues that showcased his genuine concern for the public. On the other hand, Donald Trump, the polar opposite of Sanders, continuously flips his script. One moment he’s in favor of something,…show more content…
As a result, those residing in the middle and lower classes are essentially fixated into a set disadvantage point compared to that of the privileged. Although this inequality is also contributing to an emerging opportunity gap, a solution can arise through new legislation concerning financial reform and labor law. Bernie Sanders offers such legislation in correlation to his belief that “the issue of wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time, it is the great economic issue of our time, and it is the great political issue of our time.” He’ll in turn fight for pay equity by signing the Paycheck Fairness Act into law, make it easier for workers to join unions by…show more content…
It is already well known that Americans consume far more natural resources and live much less sustainably than people from any other large country in the entire world. Apart from extreme events, climate change impacts in urban centers will be in the form of air and water pollution, ageing infrastructure, water quality and supply challenges. Being so, if a candidate does not take this seriously, America’s continuous exploitation of natural resources will deter us away from any type of advancement. Taking action to prevent the progression of global warming, however, will ultimately affect big industrial businesses, including Donald Trump’s own businesses; so it comes to no surprise when he says that “climate change is a hoax”. He believes that the concept of climate change was created by the Chinese to suppress the U.S. economy and plans to deconstruct the progress we’ve made to a greener society, in order to gain and or keep profits. What he sadly fails to see is that the plans he has to invest in infrastructure will ultimately corrode if implemented due to the fact that climate change ages and breaks down infrastructure. In opposition to Trump’s claims, Bernie Sanders believes that climate change is a serious issue that must be tackled. “We must transform our energy system away from polluting fossil fuels, and towards energy efficiency and sustainability.” In evidence to his strong stance
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