Posts filed under: Health Care

An overwhelming display of solidarity at the People’s Convention in Detroit reminded us that physical gatherings are powerful. “When we connect with members from groups all over the country, we realize that we are connected to a bigger movement,” said ...
Despite an emotional and articulated display of solidarity by dozens of Vermonters, the Green Mountain Care Board approved a health insurance rate hike of 10.1 and 12.4-percent. Mary Alice Bisbee said, “We all need our fundamental needs met and one...
The Green Mountain Care Board will soon determine if the health insurance premiums for more than 80,000 Vermonters are going to be substantially hiked – by as much as nearly 16 percent! Are you one of them? If so, we’re...
Well … now what? More than a month out we’re still scratching our heads at the legislative session that wasn’t. Where the “veto-proof majority” that so many of you worked hard to help elect simply failed to live up to...
A few weeks ago I was in handcuffs, one of six People’s Action members arrested at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C.. We engaged in a peaceful protest after we asked Mitch to step out of the way of...
The nurses at the UVM Medical Center are struggling to reach a fair contract that ensures quality patient care and safe staffing. Community members (ie. their patients) in Chittenden County cities and towns are following the lead of the Burlington...
I believe Ady is a national treasure. He is using his brilliance and an unbelievable amount of determination to fight for a better country until his last breath. ...