PDA Works To Combat The Crisis In Health Care For Indigenous People

In solidarity,  Dr Bill Honigman and Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F, Janis, Mike H, Dan, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Healthcare Is A Human Right!   Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, also called Native American Day (SD) or Discoverers’ Day (HI), officially celebrated in 7 states instead of the euro-centric Columbus Day holiday….

TONIGHT! Medicare For All Resolutions Webinar

Onward,  Melinda and Brittany, Medicare for All Resolutions On tonight’s webinar, we’ll hear from heroes in our movement and plan for the upcoming Medicare for All Week of Action. We’re sharing the information below from our allies at Public Citizen. Tonight, we’ll hear from two incredible health care heroes in our movement. RSVP now to get…

We Know How To Pay For Medicare For All

photo: PDAers Demand Medicare For All In solidarity, Dr. Bill Honigman for Alan, Mike H., Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Mike F., —your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!   On this #MedicareForAll (#MFA) Monday, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) wants you to know the answer to the challenge “How…

Don’t Miss The Medicare For All Resolutions Webinar

By Donna Smith, Executive Director – Progressive Democrats of America On Tuesday’s webinar, we’ll hear from heroes in our movement and plan for the upcoming Medicare for All Week of Action. We’re sharing the information below from our allies at Public Citizen. On Tuesday, we’ll hear from two incredible health care heroes in our movement. RSVP…

What’s Happening With Medicare For All?

photo: PDAers Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Dr. Bill Honigman for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike H., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) is making huge progress on Medicare For All (MFA) working with our powerful coalition. To…

There’s Still Time! (Medicare For All Mobilization)

photo: People’s Assembly in Tampa, FL—Organize One Near You! In solidarity,  Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. We Need Medicare For All!   There’s still time to get involved in August Actions! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) chose Medicare For All (MFA)…

August Medicare For All Mobilization!

photo: People’s Assembly in Tampa, FL—Organize One Near You! In solidarity,  Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) chose Medicare For All as one of our top priorities at our…

Tell Congress To Remove Big Pharma Giveaways From NAFTA 2.0

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Shayna, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. Join PDA Opposing Horrible “Trade” Deal Revisions   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) opposes so-called “free trade” deals that sell out our environmental, consumer, and labor protections to soulless multi-national corporations. We especially object to…

Wednesday Webinar/Call re: Medicare For All Mobilizations!

photo: People’s Assembly in Tampa, Florida In solidarity,  Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All! You are cordially invited to an important, informative, and interesting Medicare for All Webinar / Conference Call, Wednesday Aug 14, 9…

August Is For Medicare For All Mobilizations!

Americans Need And Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All! Only the Medicare For All Act will guarantee comprehensive high quality healthcare for all of us—mental, dental, vision, hearing, prescriptions, medical…

Heating Up Medicare For All Mobilizing

Americans Need And Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!   All unbiased polling shows overwhelming support for Medicare For All (MFA). Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) and our allies…

Is Congress Listening?

photo: PDAers Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) is making huge progress on Medicare For All (MFA) working with our powerful coalition! We’re closer…

How Are You Gonna Pay For It?

photo: PDA Activists Know Healthcare Is A Human Right Onward to Healthcare Justice!  Mike Hersh for Dr. Bill, Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. We Need Medicare For All!   When one of my loved ones is ill or hurt, the only thing I want to focus on…

Healthcare Not Warfare!

photo: PDA Florida Activists Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Shayna, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. TONIGHT! Healthcare Not Warfare Call With Code Pink Healthcare Not Warfare is not just a slogan. Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) launched our Healthcare Not Warfare (HNW)…

Making Improved Medicare For All A Reality!

photo: PDA Activists Demonstrating For Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) wholeheartedly supports the Medicare For All Act because this legislation will provide comprehensive healthcare for…

Reminder: TOMORROW Medicare For All Webinars!

photo: PDA Demonstrating For Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Two Webinars Tomorrow! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) supports the Medicare For All Act because this legislation will provide comprehensive healthcare for all of us including, mental, dental,…

Making Improved Medicare For All A Reality!

photo: Doctors Demonstrating For Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) is making huge progress on Medicare For All (MFA) working with our powerful coalition! We’re closer…

Healthcare Is A Human Right

photo: Heroic Activist Ady Barken Testifies to the Rules CommitteeCo-lead MFA Sponsor Rep. Jayapal (L) Looks On in Support In solidarity, Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: Pass Medicare For All! All over the United States of America, at this very…

On Memorial Day We Remember

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Remembering the 40 Thousand WhoDie Each Year From Lack of Healthcare When Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) launched in 2004, we made peace and Medicare For All (MFA) top priorities. We still live in a…

Economists in Support of a Medicare for All Health Care System

Progressive Democrats of America An Open Letter to the Congress and People of the United States As economists, we understand that a single-payer “Medicare for All” health insurance system for the U.S. can finance good-quality care for all U.S. residents as a basic right while still significantly reducing overall health care spending relative to the…

Achieving Medicare For All! A Long Victory Growing Closer

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Pitch In For Medicare For All When Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) launched in 2004, Medicare For All (MFA) couldn’t receive the serious attention we knew it deserved from most politicians or the mainstream media….

We Desperately Need Medicare For All

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Can I Get Real For A Minute? Today, on Medicare For All (MFA) Monday, I want to share a few things with you. Last week, I went to the dentist for the first time in…

A Salute to Nurses with Jane O’Meara Sanders

By Nurse Talk Nurse Talk’s Healthcare in America Senior Correspondent Donna Smith had the privilege of talking with Jane O’Meara Sanders recently. If the name sounds familiar Jane is the wife of Senator Bernie Sanders, co-founder of the Sanders Institute and a longtime social, educational and political activist. Jane played a major role in Bernie’s…

Reminder: Make Medicare For All History Today and Tomorrow!

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Help PDA Keep MFA Momentum Building! This is a critically important week for Medicare For All! Join Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) mobilizing for MFA! TODAY May 7th at 8pm ET, 5pm PT: Join the…

Medicare For All Momentum Is Building!

photo: MFA Activist Ady Barken Testifies at the Rules CommitteeAs Rep. Jayapal Looks On. Tell Congress We Need MFA! In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Together, We’re Making Medicare For All History Today, on Medicare For All (MFA) Monday, we at…

Weekly Recap Featuring Unprecedented Medicare For All Momentum

photo: MFA Activist Ady Barken Testifies at the Rules CommitteeAs Rep. Jayapal Looks On. Tell Congress We Need MFA! In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. We’re Making History With Medicare For AllTell Your Senators To Cosponsor MFA Now This was a…

Tremendous Victory For Healthcare For All, Tuesday!

Mike Fox for Dr. Bill Honigman, Alan, Donna, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike H., and Shayna—your PDA National Staff History Making Congressional Hearings  After years of work on behalf of Expanded And Improved Medicare For All, we received arguably the best news yet: both the House Ways And Means Committee and the Budget Committee…

Medicare For All…Tuesday?

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Your Senators To Cosponsor Medicare For All   On our first Medicare For All Tuesday, we’re happy to report ongoing progress. We support the Medicare For All Act in the House and Senate. This…

Recap—Override Trump!

photo: Bernie And PDA Demand Healthcare Not Warfare In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Sign On As A Grassroots Medicare For All Cosponsor! Lost in all the news from last week, Donald Trump vetoed a joint congressional resolution that would end…

Reminder: Medicare For All Webinar TONIGHT!

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. TONIGHT! Join Our Medicare For All Webinar The energy around Medicare For All (MFA) is building across the country. Here are four things you can do to help us enact Medicare For All: Join our…

We Want Our Taxes To Support Healthcare Not Warfare

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team.   Bernie Launches Senate Medicare For AllSign On As A Grassroots MFA Cosponsor! Today is tax day. I just filed over the weekend. I don’t begrudge paying in to support the USA. However, I do…

We Want Bernie Wednesday

photo: PDA’s Stephen Spitz, Mike Hersh, and Shayna Stevens on Capitol Hill In solidarity with the Political Revolution,  Mike Fox for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike H., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Bernie Launches Medicare For All!Help Keep The Momentum Going! Bernie announced his Medicare For All legislation today, marking another…

What Is Medicare For All?

For Healthcare as a Human Right!  Dr. Bill for Alan, Donna, Mike F., Mike H. Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Medicare for All Team Making Huge Progress On Medicare For All! To Discuss,Join PDA’s Healthcare Organizing Call This Wednesday Huge news on Medicare For All: Senator Bernie Sanders, Progressive Democrats of…

Is Healthcare A Human Right?

photo: PDA at the Medicare For All Act Launch The Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. For Healthcare as a Human Right!  Mike Hersh for Dr. Bill, Donna, Alan, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Medicare for All Team If You Agree it is, Become a Grassroots Cosponsor of Medicare For All!…

Help Enact Medicare For All!

photo: Dr. Bill, Bernie Sanders, and National Nurses United For Healthcare as a Human Right!  Mike Hersh for Dr. Bill, Donna, Alan, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Medicare for All Team Be a Grassroots Supporter of Medicare For All! When Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) was founded in 2004,…

YUGE Medicare For All News

photo: National Nurses United Leading On Medicare For All By, Mike Hersh for Dr. Bill, Donna, Alan, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Medicare for All Team URGENT: Tell Congress to SupportExpanded and Improved Medicare For All! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) was founded in 2004 to mobilize for progress on…

Do You Support Medicare For All?

By, Mike Hersh for Donna, Dr. Bill, Alan, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Medicare for All Team URGENT: Click to Tell Congress to SupportExpanded and Improved Medicare For All! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) was founded in 2004 to mobilize for progress on specific policies, including Medicare For All…

My Busy Day Yesterday

photo: A Packed House for the Poverty Council Launch In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team PDA Says “Healthcare Not Warfare!”Stop Global Warming, and End Poverty Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) was founded in 2004 to organize inside and outside of the…