Bernie Sanders spoke on American foreign policy at the prestigious Green Foundation Lecture Series at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri yesterday. In Sanders’ view, diplomacy-first and international collaboration, based on law instead of might, are vital for world peace…
You can catch the gist and impact of Bernie’s speech from John Nichols’ article in The Nation:
“The most meaningful foreign-policy address delivered by a prominent American political figure in this moment of global turmoil and possibility was not, as should be quite clear by now, Donald Trump’s “Rocket Man” rant at the United Nations.
Rather, it was the speech that Senator Bernie Sanders gave Thursday at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. The long-planned address by the 2016 presidential contender was not presented as a formal response to Trump. And yet, as Sanders outlined a vision for foreign policy that was more nuanced, more complex, and more genuinely internationalist than that of the president, he provided the most necessary and valuable counter to Trump…”
~ John Nichols
To hear Bernie’s full speech, watch the video below:
Be aware. Be open-minded.