On January 11, the Trump administration issued this cruel announcement: If you can’t find a job, don’t count on being able to get health care. The administration will let states kick people off Medicaid for the crime of being unemployed.
GOP lawmakers think their budget means tax cuts for the rich are finally within reach, if they can hold on a little longer. But they're wrong; we' re going to stop them. We won't let this stinker slide through.
When GOP leaders tried to repeal health care in the spring and summer, many Americans made a ruckus. We asked hard questions in town halls and in the streets. But the GOP hasn't given up the fight, and neither will we.
Nine million children in this country are at the brink of losing health coverage. What do our lawmakers say about this? Not a damn word. Why? Because they care more about themselves than our children, and our country's future.
The real story of saving health care is that people from all walks of life, in small towns and big, red districts and blue, are standing up and working together for ourselves and our families, our friends and neighbors.
We have a lot to celebrate. But in the weeks ahead we need to make sure Democrats stand strong, and that Republicans know they will pay dearly for any future political actions that put our health care at risk.
Drug corporations are bleeding Americans dry. Too many families have to choose between buying medications or putting food on the table, and the proposed health care repeal will only make things worse.
LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People's Action, talks about "Multi-Front Organizing for the Political Revolution" at the People's Summit in Chicago. Other speakers include Linda Sarsour, Elisheva Johnson and Tomas Robles.
Those of us who live in small towns and rural communities have the most to lose in the GOP health bill - and the greatest reason to fight. It won't just roll back Obamacare - it will end Medicaid as we know it.
These politicians voted to kill the people they are supposed to represent. We must never let them forget that vote. We must make them regret it every day of their lives.
We’re still in a big fight to protect the health care that we need and that everyone deserves. But there is an uprising that is happening in communities that are blue, purple and red.
Fending off the health care repeal is a huge win that will save lives. The battle brought out seasoned and new activists, who can see the fruit of their persistence, and are now energized in a new way for the fight ahead.
Republicans won’t be able to erase what may be one of the Affordable Care Act’s most important accomplishments: significant progress on the idea that all people should get health care; that health care should be a public good.
The next health secretary shouldn’t have a record of benefiting from prescription drug profiteering. Profiteering shouldn’t be at the heart of our health care system — we need less corporate control of our health care, not more.
She is also the kind of progressive champion we need in the Congress in this challenging time. Her victory is a reminder that the majority of Americans didn't vote for Trump or sanction his bigotry.
The right-wing assault on the advances our country has made in the more than 70 years since the presidency of FDR isn’t waiting for Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Donald Trump said he'd speak for the people, but in the days since he's become president-elect, it’s billionaires and bigots who are getting heard. Now it's time for us to use our voice and stand up for each other.
This week young people from the Standing Rock Sioux Nation went to the Clinton campaign's New York City headquarters to demand that "this pipeline be stopped. It is our land, it is our water, it is our future."
As lawyers and judges debate the finer points of constitutional executive authority and statutory interpretation, we must not forget that the climate crisis is already putting lives of real people at risk.
This rejection of Medicaid expansion is cruel – and steeped in racial injustice. Now that stubbornness is coming back to haunt those states. Let’s check the scoreboard.
Thousands of volunteers throughout the country will go door to door this weekend to talk with voters about their values, and about coming together to take a stand against hate and for a bold, progressive economic agenda.