Category Archives: Democratic Progressive Caucus

The Back To Work Budget: Learn More And Advocate For It

The Progressive Caucus has introduced a budget that combats the austerity of Paul Ryan and the fallacy that deficits are our biggest problem. The common sense approach of the Back To Work Budget is something we all need to know about and advocate for. Continue reading

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Cindy Young: A Lifetime of Activism and Working For Single Payer

Cindy Young, from Campaign for a Healthy California, has been a labor activist fighting for health care reform for more than 30 years. We profile her current efforts to bring single payer to California — and hopefully the nation. Continue reading

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Single Payer — It Remains The Only Answer

The push is on to move the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) to what everyone knows is the only real answer to our health care crisis: single payer. The Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare’s annual conference repeated the simple message of single payer: Everybody In. Nobody Out. The work to educate, motivate and organize for single payer continues. Continue reading

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September Profile: Stewart Acuff

“I know that as bad as it may seem today, and it may get worse, there will be a time when good people, average people, unite and turn it around,” said veteran union organizer Stewart Acuff. His insightful views on today’s labor movement and our democracy are featured in this month’s Progressive Profie. Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts From Madison

I decided to make a somewhat spontaneous trip to Madison to check out the First Democracy Convention that ran August 24-28.  Hats off to Ben Manski, the Executive Director for Liberty Tree for all the work involved to create and … Continue reading

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Make American Jobs The Agenda

The Speakout for Good Jobs Now tour officially kicked off June 18th in Minneapolis at the historic Wesley Church, which sits next to the Minneapolis Convention Center that was hosting this year’s Netroots Nation national convention.  The initial tour event … Continue reading

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