People's Action

People’s Action is a powerful new force for democracy and economic fairness. From family farms to big cities, from coast to coast, we’re fighting for community over greed, justice over racism, and people and planet over big corporations.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
People's Action Statement on President Trump's Infrastructure Plan:
As President Trump continued today to promote an infrastructure plan that would sell off public assets to his golfing buddies and other private investors, People’s Action released statements condemning the plan, arguing that it won’t provide the kind of public investments and jobs that we need...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Activists Will Spend Memorial Day Weekend Making Sure Senators Home for Recess Understand the Devastation Trumpcare Will Cause Families in Their Districts
The Congressional Budget Office score of the latest version of the Trump-Republican health care repeal plan reconfirms the devastating consequences this callous legislation will have on the elderly, families and children. Trumpcare will leave 23 million people without health coverage within a...
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Friday, May 05, 2017
Illinois Activists Announce a Two-Week, 200-Mile March From Chicago to Springfield for a State Budget That Works
Marchers ranging in age from 23 to 90 years old from diverse Chicago communities, will walk 200 miles to Springfield asking people along the route about how the state’s budget crisis impacts them. The marchers will stop in suburban and rural communities to listen to people and build support for a...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Statement From LeeAnn Hall, Co-Director of People’s Action on House Healthcare Repeal Vote
People’s Action denounces the House of Representatives’ vote to throw 24 million people off their health care. By passing this health care repeal, the Republican-led House shows it stands on the side of corporations and the rich and against the people whose lives depend on the Affordable Care Act...
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Monday, March 13, 2017
The Lives of Millions of People Jeopardized by Republicans’ Ruthless Health Care Repeal Bill
Fourteen million people will lose their health insurance in the next year, and 24 million will be without insurance coverage by 2026 under the “Trump Doesn’t Care” repeal plan. LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action , serves on the executive committee of Health Care for America Now (HCAN) and...
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Monday, March 13, 2017
Wisconsin and Illinois Activists Converge on House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Racine Office With a Message about Health Care Repeal:
Busses of seniors and other grassroots activists from around Wisconsin and Illinois will pour into Racine on Tuesday to demand that House Speaker Paul Ryan drop his plan to take away health care from tens of millions of people around the country – and pass Medicare for all. They are bringing lunch...
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Seven Job Seekers for Every U.S. Job that Pays Enough to Live On
President Donald Trump is expected to give a first peek at his infrastructure plan tonight . People’s Action Institute released a report today that details the dire need for jobs that pay a living wage, and for public investment in communities that are most neglected. Trump’s plan could help meet...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Petitions Call on Disney’s Iger To Depart Trump’s Advisory Council
People’s Action has collected more than 60,000 petition signatures calling on Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger to resign from President Donald Trump’s economic advisory council and stop collaborating with Trump. Together with allies at SumOfUs, CREDO, Color of Change, and the Center for Public...
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Monday, February 20, 2017
Members of Congress Duck Constituents, Dodge Town Halls to Avoid Accountability
More than 46,000 people joined a call on Sunday night to find out how they can get the attention of their member of Congress during the Congressional Recess this week. Constituents want to ask them questions about defending health care, protecting immigrants and refugees, and standing strong...
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Friday, February 10, 2017
The Health Care Uprising Is Just Beginning
In the dead of night, the Senate voted to confirm Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as Secretary of Health and Human Services. The vote was 52 to 47, along party lines, with Democratic Senators unanimously opposing Price, a drug corporation insider who has pushed legislation that would benefit corporations in...
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