Nationwide Campaign Urges Cities and Towns to Pass Resolutions Supporting Medicare for All

“Local governments can help to shape the national public narrative and build political will needed to ultimately win guaranteed healthcare for everyone.” By Jake Johnson for Common Dreams A coalition of progressive advocacy groups representing nurses, physicians, and consumer advocates launched a campaign Thursday to pressure cities and towns across the U.S. to pass resolutions […]

Medicare for All fills a room

Attendance thrills backers of single-payer health system By Ashley Sloboda for The Journal Gazette Rachel Rose Reagan didn’t know if anybody in Fort Wayne would attend an event aimed to mobilize supporters of a government-run, single-payer health insurance system. She seemed awed Sunday as she addressed a crowded conference room at the downtown Allen County […]

Socialists Push Phoenix Mayor Stanton to Support Single-Payer Health Care

By Joseph Flaherty for Phoenix New Times Local leftists are pushing Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to support single-payer health care before he resigns to run for Congress. The Phoenix chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America submitted a citizen petition to the City Council on May 2, urging Stanton and the council to support a universal system […]

‘Medicare For All’ Event Is Well-Attended

By Gillian Pomplun for SWNews VIROQUA – A ‘Medicare for All’ event held on Saturday, Jan. 27, at the American Legion in Viroqua drew over 80 participants. Speakers at the event included Megan Grinde of La Crosse; Darrin Von Ruden, president of the Wisconsin Farmers Union; Dr. Taryn Lawler, family physician at the La Farge […]