On Medicare for All, the Left has won the battle of ideas. But that’s not enough, as the DNC’s rejection of M4A shows. We have to get serious about overcoming the entrenched economic and political power that is stopping us from having free public health care for everyone.
Mark Dudzic is coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single Payer.
Unions have been at the forefront of almost every progressive policy advance for a century. So why are AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka and American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten denouncing Medicare for All by parroting talking points crafted by health care industry lobbyists?
The labor movement can’t afford to keep clinging to the remnants of its private welfare state.
Bernie Sanders has introduced his long-anticipated Medicare-for-All bill. Where do things now stand in the long fight for health care justice?
How a town dominated by oil interests gave birth to one of the most successful left-wing political insurgencies in the country.
In 1996, thousands of trade unionists and activists decided to build an independent party. Why did the effort fail?