Common Dreams staff
Members of National Nurses United (NNU), along with a broader coalition of pro-Medicare for All organizations rallied outside of the national headquarters of PhRMA in support of Medicare for All on April 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: NNU/flickr/cc)
Medicare for All will save Americans $450 billion and prevent 68,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Proponents of single-payer healthcare have another study to push back against cost concerns.
"Across the political spectrum, there is near consensus among these economists...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
"We have to take this evil deadly seriously," another critic said of the for-...


This week marks the 15th anniversary of the sudden death of Minnesota's progressive Sen. Paul Wellstone in a plane crash. To many across the country, Wellstone remains iconic as the "conscience of the Senate" - a crusader and "noisy, unimpressive nuisance" who fought against big business and for workers, farmers, women, children, health care, Native Americans and the environment, and whose spirit lives on.