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Sanders takes a "moral" look at money

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 01:17

Fresh off his Vatican visit, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visits a church in Brooklyn and says income inequality isn't just a political issue, it's a moral issue. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visited First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn on Saturday, where he told churchgoers that income inequality is a major international issue, not just a political one in the United States. "Globally, the top one percent of the world population owns as much wealth as the bottom 99 percent. Eighty people in this world own more wealth than the bottom fifty percent of the world population, 3.5 billion people. Many of those 3.5 billion people live on a dollar or three a day, and they can't afford medicine for their children," Sanders said. "That's why I'm here tonight: I don't want to make this just political, but try to look at things form a moral prospective," Sanders added. The Democratic rival to Hillary Clinton had just returned from his visit to the Vatican where he met with Pope Francis that same morning. The Pontiff insisted the meeting was not political.

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Sanders takes a "moral" look at money

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 01:17