Jessica Burbank

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Jessica Burbank


Jessica Burbank is a self-described "democratic socialist" and Regional Field Director for Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign 2020 in Iowa. She is from Providence, Rhode Island.

Fellow Bernie Staffers are 'further left than the Democratic Socialists'

Kyle Jurek

Kyle Jurek listed fellow Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign 2020 as "further left than the Democratic Socialists". He listed "Justin, Derek, Danielle and Jessica."[1]

TEDx Speaker

Jessica Burbank Twitter Screenshot

According to her Twitter profile, Jessica Burbank is "Regional Field Director for Bernie 2020. UFCW local 400. Democratic Socialist. Views & words are my own.🌹TEDx Speaker: 'A New Direction for the US Economy'"

From her TEDx talk:[2]

"Jessica Burbank makes the case for integrating democratic principles with economic decision-making—a transformation she argues is necessary for human progress. This perspective is informed by her background in data-driven​ public policy, international history, and political economy. Her work ranges from piloting development programs with a focus on sustainability and sociocultural relevance​ to lecturing in the International Studies department at Wells College under Dr.Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo. Jessica Burbank makes the case for integrating democratic principles with economic decision-making —a transformation she argues is necessary for human progress. This perspective is informed by her background in data-driven public policy, international history, and political economy. Her work ranges from piloting development programs with a focus on sustainability and sociocultural relevance to lecturing in the International Studies department at Wells College under Dr.Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community."

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