“I congratulate Secretary Clinton on her victories tonight, and I look forward to issue-oriented campaigns in the 14 contests to come.

“I am proud that we were able to win a resounding victory tonight in Rhode Island, the one state with an open primary where independents had a say in the outcome. Democrats should recognize that the ticket with the best chance of winning this November must attract support from independents as well as Democrats. I am proud of my campaign’s record in that regard.

“The people in every state in this country should have the right to determine who they want as president and what the agenda of the Democratic Party should be. That’s why we are in this race until the last vote is cast. That is why this campaign is going to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with as many delegates as possible to fight for a progressive party platform that calls for a $15 an hour minimum wage, an end to our disastrous trade policies, a Medicare-for-all health care system, breaking up Wall Street financial institutions, ending fracking in our country, making public colleges and universities tuition free and passing a carbon tax so we can effectively address the planetary crisis of climate change.”

The campaign is now in its final stretch with the final primaries just a few weeks away. Large numbers of delegates are still at stake, especially in California (June 7th primary) and next Tuesday in five states.

Here’s a short list of things you can do right now to help Bernie win:

1. Phonebanking – For details on how to do this, start here.  Note that you can call the USA for FREE using Google Hangouts.

2. Facebanking – Very easy way to reach large number of “friends of friends” in the target states – start by visiting this page (make sure you are logged into Facebook in another tab or window).   For a powerful tool that enables you to invite hundreds of people at once to Bernie events (including reminders to vote), visit http://feelthebern.events/

3. Donating money – US citizens only (everyone else can Phonebank or Facebank, but you can’t give money) – click here to donate from abroad.

Want to get even more involved?  Check out the incredibly active Sanders for President page on Reddit

 

telephoneAfter a very successful two-day effort, we’re back at Imperial for another weekend of phonebanking for Bernie.

If you’ve never done this before, come — we’ll show you how.

We need to work as hard as we can to ensure that Bernie wins New York next week and this is the very best way you can help.

Here are the details for Saturday and Sunday (please click on the links to RSVP and get more details).

We’re meeting outside the Science Museum in South Kensington at 14:00 on both days. Bring headphones and smartphone and tablet/laptop with you.  Any questions or problems, call or text Kari – 07951143773.

Bernie Sanders’ victory in the Wisconsin Democratic primary this week is being spun by the mainstream media as “too little, too late.” The consensus among pundits is that Hillary Clinton’s delegate lead is so huge that there is simply no way for the democratic-socialist senator from Vermont to catch up.

That has been the case for every single one of Sanders’s recent victories, starting with his wins in Idaho and Utah on March 22. Those two victories, in two small states, went barely noticed even if they were shocking in their scale.

In Idaho, Sanders took 78 per cent of the vote and in Utah he won over 79 per cent. His supporters reacted by donating a staggering amount of money online, making it the third month in a row that Sanders has out-raised Clinton. But the consensus among experts was that he didn’t have a chance.

Read the rest of this Morning Star article by London for Bernie’s Eric Lee here.