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Insurance Stocks Plunge as Medicare for All Bill Unveiled With Major Democratic Support

"Sorry not sorry," Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the legislation's lead sponsor, tweeted in response to the news.

Jake Johnson ·


Who Else Might Like Medicare for All? Retired Coal Miners Who Just Had Their Health Benefits Ripped Away

Virginia billionaire says that while he recognizes the nullification of the coal miners' health package and union contract is "painful," the pain is necessary for the sale to be worthwhile to an investor like him

Jon Queally ·


Progressives Warn Against Democrats Pushing 'Diluted' Half-Measures as Alternative to Medicare for All

"Improved Medicare for All has support from an overwhelming majority of Democratic voters, so why the sudden proliferation of public option proposals? We should be very skeptical of these sorts of bills."

Jake Johnson ·


The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders

It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."

Julia Conley ·


WATCH: As Corporate Media Ignores Climate Crisis, Sanders Town Hall to Deliver Discussion of Bold Green Solutions Straight to the People

"If we do not get our act together, I worry about the planet that we will be leaving. The grassroots of this country has got to stand up."

Jake Johnson ·


'It Is Time for Progressives of the World to Unite': Sanders-Varoufakis Issue Open Call for New Global Movement

"Our Progressive International will reclaim our communities, our cities, our countries, and our planet with a bold International New Deal that we will work, together, to deliver."

Common Dreams staff ·


Calling for Policies That Work for World's Children, "Not a Handful of Billionaires," Bernie Sanders Delivers Keynote Address at Sanders Institute Gathering

The senator opened a three-day event dedicated to discussing solutions to issues including healthcare access, wage inequality, and the climate crisis

Julia Conley ·


Aiming to 'Revitalize Our Democracy,' Sanders Institute to Host 250 Progressive Leaders at Weekend Gathering Focused on Bold Solutions

Over three days in Burlington, Vermont, politicians and activists will "share replicable policies, develop actionable steps, establish ongoing networks, and articulate a progressive vision"

Julia Conley ·


Private Health Insurance Stocks 'In Free Fall' as Medicare for All Gains Momentum

"Insurance industry stocks dropping as the Medicare for All movement heats up—we've got some serious people power on our hands!" said National Nurses United

Jake Johnson ·


'The Greed of UnitedHealth Is Killing Americans': Progressives Hit Back as Insurance CEO Bashes Medicare for All

"We will 'destabilize' UnitedHealth's ability to enrich themselves at the expense of our healthcare."

Jake Johnson ·

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