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Making Improved Medicare For All A Reality!

Making Improved Medicare For All A Reality!

photo: PDA Activists Demonstrating For Medicare For AllIn solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)...

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She Persists: Building Power Through Shared Humanity

She Persists: Building Power Through Shared Humanity

photo: Donna Smith and Senator Elizabeth WarrenBy Donna Smith - former Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America and currently a Medicare for All campaign surrogate for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. It was July 17, 2007, and I was set to testify to the House...

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Blase Bonpane: Reflections on the Passing of a Lodestar

Blase Bonpane: Reflections on the Passing of a Lodestar

Blase Bonpane (photo credit: R. Colby)By Alan Minsky, Executive Director | Progressive Democrats of America Since I first began working alongside Blase Bonpane around the beginning of this century, he has been one of the most influential people in my life.  With his...

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Economists in Support of a Medicare for All Health Care System

Economists in Support of a Medicare for All Health Care System

Progressive Democrats of America An Open Letter to the Congress and People of the United StatesAs economists, we understand that a single-payer “Medicare for All” health insurance system for the U.S. can finance good-quality care for all U.S. residents as a basic...

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Tremendous Victory For Healthcare For All, Tuesday!

Tremendous Victory For Healthcare For All, Tuesday!

Mike Fox for Dr. Bill Honigman, Alan, Donna, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike H., and Shayna—your PDA National Staff History Making Congressional Hearings After years of work on behalf of Expanded And Improved Medicare For All, we received arguably the best news...

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Weekly Recap: Bernie’s Grassroots Launch, Override Trump!

Weekly Recap: Bernie’s Grassroots Launch, Override Trump!

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Override Trump’s War Powers VetoSeveral weeks ago, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) activists voted overwhelmingly to endorse Bernie...

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Recap—Medicare For All

Recap—Medicare For All

photo: We Want Bernie Crew In St. Petersburg, FLIn solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Bernie Launches Senate Medicare For All!Sign On As A Grassroots MFA Cosponsor!The big news last...

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Alan Minsky’s Speech to The Party of the European Left

Alan Minsky’s Speech to The Party of the European Left

April 3, 2019   Brussels, Belgium By, Alan Minsky, Executive Director | Progressive Democrats of America Hello, I’m Alan Minsky, the Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America, also known as PDA. Contrary to what our name might imply, PDA is not actually a...

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“TO BERNIE SANDERS, WE SAY YES! “

“TO BERNIE SANDERS, WE SAY YES! “

By Maite Mola & Paolo Ferrero, Vice-Presidents of the Party of the European Left  In the spirit of Bernie Sanders’ recent call to begin building an “international progressive front”, the European Left invited leaders from the US Left to Brussels to develop...

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Sign the Open Letter to the DNC demanding a Democratic Debate on the Climate Emergency!