Harry Britt succeeded Harvey Milk on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and fought to build a queer politics that stood doggedly for workers’ and tenants’ rights. When he died last month, we lost a gay socialist icon.
Michael Lighty is an activist in the Democratic Socialists of America Medicare for All campaign.
House committee hearings for Medicare for All are finally starting today. It’s a testament to M4A’s rising popularity — but overcoming opposition from Republicans, Democrats, and the health care companies will require a mass movement.
Unfeasable. Impractical. Unaffordable. All the excuses for putting off Medicare for All are wrong.
As Medicare for All gets more and more popular, both Republicans and Democrats in Congress are desperate for more and more ways to water it down.
The demand for Medicare for All should become a litmus test for elected officials.