Bernie Sanders' campaign, like Occupy before it, has dramatically shaped the national discourse by raising class consciousness and planting the seeds that make real change more plausible. Those who helped in this effort should feel empowered, not disillusioned by the fruits of their labor.
Every day, the US's broken immigration system and backward policies tear apart many families, to the great benefit of private prison companies. These companies receive millions of federal dollars for running 62 percent of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities.
Bob Kerrey's appointment as chair of the board of trustees for Fulbright University is an insensitive affront to the people of Vietnam. Reconciliation should not require that someone culpable of war crimes be appointed to a prominent position.