Will Democrats Fight for Medicare For All?

Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, and Steny Hoyer

“Imagine a political party anywhere else in the world that doesn’t pursue a program that 85% of its supporters want. It’s inconceivable. So here you see the gap between the base and the donors. Because the donor class of the Democrats are the ones who are invested in Wall Street, who would be affected by the speculation tax that could fund human need programs, that would be affected by the roll back of insurance company profits. And it’s that class that we’re up against, represented by the Democratic leadership.”

Michael Lighty, Medicare For All advocate

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