People Are Showing They’ve Had Enough

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The growing wealth divide is generating a backlash, which will likely grow. As David F. Ruccio points out in the chart below, since the 1980s, the wealth gap between the top 1% and the bottom [...]

Medical Students March Through New Orleans For Universal Healthcare

By Katherine Mozzone, Fox8live.com -

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Medical students from across the country gathered in New Orleans, Saturday, walking the streets chanting, advocating for a single-payer system. It's the seventh annual march [...]

Urgent Protests To Stop Tax Theft

By #StopTheGOPTaxScam Coalition, www.PopularResistance.org -

Starting Monday, Dec 18, and continuing through Tuesday, Dec 19, doctors, nurses and medical students are joining with patients to STOP the VOTE on the GOP's tax cut that takes away health care [...]

Indivisible Protests Paul Ryan’s Visit To Chestertown, MD

By Leann Schenke, www.cecildaily.com -

By Leann Schenke Special from the Kent County News. Paul Ryan, along with U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District), and jay Timmons, CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers were visiting [...]

Secretary Tom Price Protested At His Home

By National ADAPT, www.PopularResistance.org -

By ADAPT. Over 200 activists from the disability rights group ADAPT are gathered at the Health and Human Services’ Secretary Tom Price’s Home. The activists are calling on Mr. Price to ensure the [...]

Newsletter: Is Health Care A Commodity Or Right?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. With just a week left before Congress' budget reconciliation process ends, the Senate is once again peddling a poorly-thought out plan to repeal and replace [...]

Sanders Health Bill: Cover For Democratic Party Deals With Trump

By Patrick Martin, www.wsws.org -

By Patrick Martin for WSWS. Senator Bernie Sanders took his campaign to whitewash the right-wing character of the Democratic Party to a new level Wednesday, introducing single-payer, “Medicare [...]

Democratic ‘Resistance Summer’ Becomes Protest Against Democrats

By Lauren Steiner, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Lauren Steiner for the Robust Opposition. The Democratic Party has called for a "Resistance Summer" to protest against Donald Trump. They are planning to hold events all over the country. This [...]

Medicare Halts Release Of Much-Anticipated Data

By Charles Ornstein, www.propublica.org -

By Charles Ornstein for Pro Publica - The government had planned to share data with researchers on patients enrolled in Medicare Advantage health plans. Then, suddenly, it didn’t. In the past few [...]

Neighborhood Medics Saving Lives In Chicago

By Shannon Hefferan, www.thetrace.org -

By Shannon Hefferan for WBEZ Chicago. The program is called Ujimaa Medics, or UMedics. Ujimaa means “collective work and responsibility” in Swahili. In 2013, the city’s inspector general [...]

Newsletter: The State Of The Union And Movement

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The United States is a failing empire: the domestic economy has fallen to a level equivalent to a developing nation for most of us while the stock markets, [...]

Obama’s $400,000 Speech Shows Depth Of Corruption

By Kevin Zeese, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. Former President Obama seems to be cashing in or receiving a payoff for his policies as president. He will be receiving a $400,000 payment from a mid-size [...]

Now Republicans Want To Screw The Ill

By Kevin Zeese, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. The Republicans are taking another try at a healthcare law to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after their stunning failure to even vote on the [...]

Translating Trump’s Healthcare Promises & Plans

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Popular Resistance. The only way to achieve President Trump's goals of lowering costs, giving people choice and improving the quality of healthcare is to put in place a National [...]

Trump’s ‘Jobs Czar’ Defeats Workers After 105 Day Strike

By Dominic Rushe and Tom Pietrasik, www.theguardian.com -

By Dominic Rushe and Tom Pietrasik for the Guardian. Momentive’s workers are not alone in their grievances. In 2016 dollars, the average hourly wage of a high school educated worker was $18.29 in [...]