Sen. Bernie Sanders On Historic Alabama Unionizing Vote | MSNBC

Sen. Bernie Sanders On Historic Alabama Unionizing Vote | MSNBC 1


The results in Bessemer, AL milestone Amazon union election could be in as early as Monday. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) tells NBC’s Mehdi Hasan that if the workers behind negotiating for a union win, “it will be a shot in the arm for union organizing” across the U.S. Aired on 04/05/2021.
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100 Comments on "Sen. Bernie Sanders On Historic Alabama Unionizing Vote | MSNBC"

  1. Bernie is the voice of the people and that’s rare in the day of money in politics turning politicians and government into organize crime for billionaires and Wall Street corporations.

  2. Scott Baxendale | April 5, 2021 at 9:50 AM | Reply

    Bernie has NEVER strayed from his agenda for the people.

    • Scott Baxendale | April 7, 2021 at 2:23 PM | Reply

      @Jay Carlson Exactly how are the democrats pushing authoritarian policies?

      Everything trump did was toward authoritarianism, at Putin’s behest, and as usual the republicunts are constantly living in the upside down world of lies, cheating, stealing, and conflating. The actual KKK is only supporting the Stephen Miller’s and his ilk of the world.

    • Sharon Smith | April 7, 2021 at 3:17 PM | Reply


    • Sharon Smith | April 7, 2021 at 3:23 PM | Reply

      @CasinoVa Beach
      Oh its you…..

    • @Scott Baxendale no one can help it if you’re a puss.

    • FDR type contract with workers’ union, can only save USA.

  3. Anyone who doesn’t agree with a weath tax has never gone to bed hungry

    • 3 wolfs down | April 6, 2021 at 11:51 AM | Reply

      @Jay Carlson most Union construction workers make more than most doctors

    • 3 wolfs down | April 6, 2021 at 11:54 AM | Reply

      @YouTube Censors sounds like you’re scared you going to have to pay your fair share in taxes you wouldn’t be one of these whiny millionaire

    • @3 wolfs down I knew skilled mechanics that made six figures. What’s your point?

    • @3 wolfs down no. I said the top 25% pay 87% of all taxes. The 47% that pay no taxes are in the lower income brackets. Are you stupid or just being obtuse?

    • @YouTube Censors Pay the same percentage I pay. You do know percentages? But no, the rich can pay more for a lawyer than taxes.

  4. Emerald TabbyCat | April 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM | Reply

    God bless you Bernie.

  5. kdwhalen1313 | April 5, 2021 at 10:07 AM | Reply

    Why can’t every interviewer all real questions like this, thank you

    • Because he is british! He is just an average european journalist.

    • mcstaal he is better than the majority of American journalist in terms of holding people accountable

    • They were great questions, but they were even better with a person like Bernie. Too often politicians will destroy great questions by simply not answering them.

    • @mcstaal Fox news have some so called British journalists. They’re not so great.

    • Just a bunch of groveling softball questions. Which is out of character for this guy, he was better on al jazeera

  6. Bernie, always working for the people

    • @Jay Carlson millionaires are the problem with this system . The working poor are who it’s failing . Not saying it’s wrong to have or want stuff . If it’s at the expense of so many suffering the balance is off , not to mention the ethics and morality of the system .

    • @Coral Clark so you have the weird idea that if I work and earn a dollar that somehow I stole that dollar and made so eone else poorer? That’s bizarre.

    • @Coral Clark millionaires are the problem? Do you know that the USA has more self made millionaires than any other nation? Can you name a nation with more minority millionaires than the USA? How are millionaires the problem?

    • @Coral Clark the working poor need jobs and more hours to work. Studies show poverty is directly linked to hours worked.

    • @Jay Carlson
      Yes, they are the problem. The system that allows them to get away with crimes is also a problem.

  7. Jack Ophelott | April 5, 2021 at 10:18 AM | Reply

    Without unions you have capitalism for the few, and slavery for the masses. A union is how the workers participate in capitalism by cooperating the same way corporations do.

    • Tommy Præst Møller | April 7, 2021 at 3:16 AM | Reply

      @Jay Carlson could you expand on your comment ?

    • @Tommy Præst Møller which comment?

    • Mathieu Levert | April 7, 2021 at 4:47 PM | Reply

      @Jay Carlson Unions do have some benefit but are also just an other lair of people that get paid by your labour.

      Longshoreman working at port all across Canada are unionized and create a fake shortage of employee & because most city only have 1 port and company can’t just switch port whenever longshoreman go on strike they can pretty much abuse they system.

      Same goes for Canada Post who is defacto the only company that will & can move mail with stamps. Because they are require by the government to do that the company simply can’t die, employee know that and prior to 2000 they went on strike twice every decade, now it’s one every decade/ 2 collective agreement.

      We’re not in the 19century when there was no law, no regulating body & if you were injured at your work and couldn’t work you’d get fire. At that time union was the only thing worker could count on. Now union are as shady as corporation themselves.

    • Biden doesn’t seem to have his heart in stimulus, environment, health, worker’s union.

    • longbeach225 | April 8, 2021 at 12:31 AM | Reply

      Well put!

  8. Dave Dammann | April 5, 2021 at 10:22 AM | Reply

    Bernie Sanders is focused and driven..this man is a national treasure.

    • Vincent D'Emidio | April 5, 2021 at 7:52 PM | Reply

      @CasinoVa Beach …and Bernie is the BIGGEST Patriot around!

    • @Michael Scott Yeah too bad he sold out to the Democrats huh? Then he rolled over and let biden sniff his tummy. He makes speeches and then does nothing when the time comes. 39 years in office and he named a post office. Wow.

    • Jonathan Mol | April 6, 2021 at 12:25 AM | Reply

      He almost makes me want to revisit Vermont..almost.

    • jason of the world | April 6, 2021 at 4:45 AM | Reply

      And I’m sure they’re glad you think that. Stay in your box.

    • @Jonathan Mol why? What’s so great about Vermont ? They don’t even have a 15$ an hour minimum wage.

  9. grannypantsification | April 5, 2021 at 10:33 AM | Reply

    Bernie is telling Bezos and Walton they can’t have it all. That’s not unreasonable. That’s not radical.

    • I hate the word radical, I used to call good things radical like “You got a dog? That’s radical!” But nowadays it’s an insult.

    • As i watch this, 160k views, only 168 likes for this comment, why? Nothing radical in asking/demanding that the rich pay maybe nearly the rates of tax that us normal folk pay, why are their rates so much lower than ours? Work in McDonalds in the uk and you pay a higher rate of tax than these super rich do, how can so many people not see this inequality?

    • @John Ryan the top 25% already pay 87% of taxes. What would consider fair?

    • @Jay Carlson “What would consider fair”, what does that mean?

    • @John Ryan what would you consider fair?

      I explained that the top 25% pay 87% of taxes after you said the wealthy should pay their fair share.

      Exactly what would you consider fair? Should not be a hard question.

  10. Tom Phillips | April 5, 2021 at 10:46 AM | Reply

    when you treat your employees like garbage you get a union.

  11. There is power in the Union ✊🏼

    • 3 wolfs down | April 5, 2021 at 2:54 PM | Reply

      That’s why Republicans hate unions

    • There’s a reason why union membership is the lowest it’s ever been in this country! And Bernie’s Socialism has always – in the history of the world – brought misery for ‘the people.’

    • 3 wolfs down | April 5, 2021 at 4:26 PM | Reply

      @Paul the reason Republicans hate unions and have been trying to bust the back of them since the 19 50 Ronald Reagan and the President Bush was the worst at trying to dismantle them.. it’s almost like they don’t want you to have a livable working wage

    • 3 wolfs down | April 5, 2021 at 4:29 PM | Reply

      @Paul capitalism keeps the rich rich and the poor poor working for pennies

  12. Faith Henderson | April 5, 2021 at 11:02 AM | Reply

    Bezo has made his billion 10 time over, now its time to do the right thing.

    • Alex Hamilton | April 5, 2021 at 12:11 PM | Reply

      Faith Henderson
      and you feel you have the right to tell others to do the “right” thing in sending more of their money to
      a Federal Government that has us in an over 28 trillion dollars debt and growing? I have a better idea. Let us send less money to the Federal Government
      and force them to cut spending. How about that extreme?

    • Faith Henderson | April 5, 2021 at 2:07 PM | Reply

      @Alex Hamilton Sorry, love you too

    • I think that number is 180 times over. Just running a warehouse./store

  13. Freya zaldivar | April 5, 2021 at 11:02 AM | Reply

    Bernie keeps my faith in justice and humanity alive… can’t say the same of many others in government

  14. It’s amazing someone someone full of grace with honest concern’s for the little people can be looked at and dispised from the same fools He’s fighting for.

    • Dolores Reynolds | April 8, 2021 at 12:09 PM | Reply

      @Paul Things that are done by and for the people is socialism. It turns out badly because it is usually co-opted by the rich to control the working class. Why do you despise the working class?

    • Dolores Reynolds | April 8, 2021 at 12:11 PM | Reply

      @Buster Bloodvessel He recently became a millionaire because he wrote a book – earning a million did not turn Bernie from his mission of helping working class citizens. He knows these promises not only *could* be achieved, but *should* and *must* be achieved, slowly but surely.

    • Dolores Reynolds | April 8, 2021 at 12:12 PM | Reply

      @Buster Bloodvessel Look up his book. It is worth reading.

    • Buster Bloodvessel | April 8, 2021 at 12:18 PM | Reply

      @Dolores Reynolds I don’t like him, I’m not reading his book

    • Alex Hamilton | April 8, 2021 at 12:32 PM | Reply

      @Dolores Reynolds that time of the month?

  15. These wealthy people will spend millions and millions to stop poor people from having a say in their work place when they literally could spend billions to help folks and not even miss it…. shame on them!

    • Socialism has always – in the history of the world – brought misery for ‘the people.’

    • @Paul

    • Mario Tofiek | April 5, 2021 at 9:18 PM | Reply

      That awkward moment when we give one person our money then that person becomes the richest man & then 💩 on us 🤣😂🤣

    • Mario Tofiek | April 5, 2021 at 9:28 PM | Reply

      @Paul please stup with ur mombo jumbo nonsense talk , right , left , socialisme , communisme , democratie , republican crap. Ppl are talking about affordable wages for affordable living , not slavery working & slavery wages from paycheck to paycheck. & then idiots like u trying to be smart talking about ur stupid brain with life.

    • @Paul Reading scrolls in a dungeon will keep You alone, afraid and ill-informed… and Your eyes will turn to dust.

      Take care, dimwit…

  16. Stairway2Hevn | April 5, 2021 at 11:20 AM | Reply

    These rich people could care less about the everyday worker they’ll treat you like dogs pay you what they want you to have and then expect you to smile and be thankful … without a union you’re nothing✊

  17. Remove the tax Reagan got through on Social Security and REMOVE the income cap on SS contributions.

  18. Sharon Cameron | April 5, 2021 at 11:32 AM | Reply

    We’re proud of all your hard work Bernie Sanders 💜♥💙VOTE

  19. Daves Ontherocks | April 5, 2021 at 11:44 AM | Reply

    Bezos runs his business on national distribution. He can’t move that offshore, hold the line unions.

    • Daves Ontherocks | April 5, 2021 at 12:49 PM | Reply

      @grannypantsification that is correct.

    • Bezos should be required to pay his workers $20 p/hr to start….and make sure they have proper breaks.

    • It’s only my opinion, but I think that’s what’s been behind crippling the USPS. Bezos already runs 40% of Amazon’s “last mile” shipping through the USPS and Amazon is famous for “absorbing” their vendors when it’s to Amazon’s advantage. Bush 2.0 is the one who set the USPS up for privatization back in 2006 when legislation that he signed into law required the USPS to fund the retirement for their whole work force *75 years in advance.* The USPS has been running a deficit ever since.

    • Daves Ontherocks | April 6, 2021 at 10:38 AM | Reply

      @Just Me He uses our infrastructure to run his national delivery. We want that, but we need better union jobs for business that makes its bones on our infrastructure. Like Ups or fedex. 😁

    • @Just Me that and Trumps selection of who runs it

  20. Yes Bernie!!! What you said, all of it! We are so fortunate to have you. Dental is a very big, pretty much impossible expense for seniors

    • Elaine Burnett | April 5, 2021 at 2:28 PM | Reply

      Dental coverage is essential for good health and disease prevention.

    • There’s a reason why union membership is the lowest it’s ever been in this country! And Bernie’s Socialism has always – in the history of the world – brought misery for ‘the people.’

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