Does Bernie Sanders have a proposed economic platform for his presidential campaign? Sanders’s economic platform is his presidential campaign.

The Vermont senator, a self-described socialist and political independent who announced Wednesday that he’ll seek the Democratic nomination for president, is making economic inequality the central focus of his political agenda. “I’m not running against Hillary Clinton,” he told reporters earlier this week. “I’m running for a declining middle class.” Another top priority: Campaign finance reform, which Sanders sees central to his campaign against the corporate elite. No one explains Sanders’ economic theories more emphatically than he does, so here they are in his own words:

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