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As Dems Push Medicare Expansion, Survey Shows Most Americans Support Drug Price Negotiations

"The time has come to finally enable Medicare negotiation. Americans are becoming increasing restless for it to happen even if the pharmaceutical companies are not."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Let's Go All Out for Universal Health Care in the US

We should continue to vigorously advocate for a universal publicly funded privately delivered health care system at every level throughout America—state as well as national.

Philip Caper ·


Fear of Surprise Bills Contributing to Vaccine Hesitancy in US

"Let's build a healthcare system that people aren't terrified to use," said one Medicare for All advocate.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


One Million Dead

Our memories should not be limited to martyrs of war.

Richard Eskow ·


Abortion Access Is at Stake, But We Will Do Everything We Can to Keep Our Clinic's Doors Open

Arkansas legislators are trying to make abortion inaccessible, so we're taking them to court.

Lori Williams ·


Watch: Anand Giridharadas Shares What 'We Learned' From the Covid-19 Pandemic

"The question before us now is: What will do with these lessons?"

Common Dreams staff ·


Medicare for None: A Response to the State-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2021

Proponents of a state-based universal healthcare approach believe states can be incubators for change, and that ultimately, once one state shows the way, all states will follow—but we have yet to see any evidence of this.

Ana Malinow ·


Biden Hailed for 'Historic' Exclusion of Anti-Choice Hyde Amendment From Proposed Budget

"At a time when reproductive freedom is under unprecedented attack, and the legal right to abortion is hanging on by a tenuous thread, this critical step from the Biden administration is more important than ever."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Led by Jayapal, Broad Coalition of 156 House Dems Demands Medicare Expansion in Infrastructure Bill

"Lowering the eligibility age, improving benefits, and allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices will change lives and save people money."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


It's Time to Break Big Pharma's Grip on Healthcare and Empower Medicare to Negotiate Cheaper Drug Prices

The Lower Drug Costs Now Act would be long-overdue step towards making prescription medicines more affordable for all Americans.

Margarida Jorge ·