Bernie Sanders’ rise in this election season is inconceivable without Occupy Wall Street having elevated the conversation around inequality and the way that the 1% are ravaging this country. You just can’t imagine one without the other.

Charles Lenchner, Occupy activist and co-founder of People for Bernie Sanders, a group that supports the Vermont senator, but that is unconnected to his campaign.

Read and share the full article in The Guardian: Former Occupy Wall Street protesters rally around Bernie Sanders campaign