The Latest from Jeff

Our campaign to end the corporate stranglehold on our democracy is featured on the latest episode of This American Life. Learn the inside story behind our movement to rally voters across this district around the fight against income inequality and a rigged economy. You can listen...

I joined Rita Vanacore of ‘Planet Seniors’ on Radio Kingston earlier this week to discuss why I’m advocating for Medicare for All, raising Social Security benefits, and forgiving student loan debt. These aren’t abstract concepts to be debated— they are tangible and achievable policies that...

On June 26, we have a choice in the Democratic primary. It’s not a choice among seven candidates. It’s a choice between two visions: the vision of the corporate Democrats, or my vision of an America that can still dream big. I need you to...

Most people don't even vote and most of our political discussion has become one big charade, where we talk about the issues but we don't do anything about them. Instead, we've had a slide towards plutocracy and oligarchy in this country for the last 40...

We must increase Social Security benefits because too many seniors are struggling, even after a lifetime of hard work and paying into the system. The wealthiest Americans are not contributing their fair share to Social Security, and I will fight to change that as your...

Our problems didn’t begin with the last election— our country suffers from decades of bipartisan failure to address income inequality and the corporatization of our political system. We must fight corporate power by breaking up monopolies, passing Medicare for All, raising Social Security benefits, and...

Enacting Medicare for All means no more ballooning premiums, no more high deductibles and no more co-pays that can’t be met— just better care and more money in the pockets of ALL Americans. The time to pass it is NOW. Support our campaign here: [button size='large' hover_type="default"...

This is a moment of clarity for Democrats— to ask ourselves what our party stands for, who we’re working to represent, and how we can take back control of our government from corporate interests. I spoke to this issue and many others on WAMC Radio...

The bill that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders proposed this week is a significant first step in holding those responsible for the scourge of opioid addiction and death accountable. Here are my thoughts on the Opioid Crisis Accountability Act of 2018: Support our campaign here: [button size='large' hover_type="default"...