Grassroots-Led Medicare for All is “Only Getting Stronger”

WASHINGTON – Grassroots leaders are driving the Medicare for All movement. People’s Action released these statements today on the House Ways & Means committee hearing on health care proposals, including the Medicare for All Act of 2019: Kristy Fogle, emergency medicine physician assistant and founder of Maryland Progressive Healthcare Coalition: “Americans consistently put health care […]

Die-In Disrupts American Medical Association Conference

VIDEO: Activists Demand that AMA Stop Supporting the Corporate Lobbying Group that’s Trying to Kill Medicare for All CHICAGO – Jane Addams Senior Caucus, People’s Action, One Northside, The People’s Lobby and Illinois People’s Action members held a loud and dramatic die-in Saturday disrupting the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates conference at the […]

In Iowa “Revitalizing Rural America” Starts With Groundbreaking Policy to Ensure Fair Prices

Des Moines – A plan to ensure fair prices for farmers is the most important structural change needed to make independent family farming economically viable and rural communities thrive. “The inclusion of price floors, parity, and supply management in the “Revitalizing Rural America” plan that Sen. Bernie Sanders Campaign released last week is groundbreaking and transformative,” […]

Six People’s Action Members Arrested at Senator Mitch McConnell’s Office in D.C. Advocating for Medicare for All

Washington D.C. – Six people were arrested here today, protesting Sen. Mitch McConnell’s efforts to undermine health care for everyone in America. Those arrested included four leaders with United Vision for Idaho, one from Rights and Democracy in Vermont and one from Jane Addams Senior Caucus in Illinois. They were in the hallway outside McConnell’s […]

Pramila Jayapal and People’s Action: Mapping a Bold Political Strategy for 2020 and Electing Our People

Nearly a thousand progressive grassroots activists from around the country are in Washington D.C. through April 30 for the People’s Action “The People’s Wave” convention. Follow along at #PeoplesWave Livestream: People’s Action Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pplsaction/ “People’s Action is taking back the mic and putting it in the hands of people who are the bedrock of […]

The People’s Wave Arrives in D.C. – Now Through Tuesday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nearly a thousand progressive grassroots activists from around the country are gathering in Washington D.C. on April 28-30 for the People’s Action “The People’s Wave” convention to hear from speakers, attend workshops and then hit the streets for some surprise site visits. Follow along at #PeoplesWave Keynote speakers include Sen. Bernie Sanders, […]