Medicare for All

The U.S. spends more on health care per person and as a percentage of gross domestic product than any other developed nation in the world, including Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. But all that spending has not made Americans healthier than the rest of the world. Our high-priced…

Affordable Housing

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) supports the passage of the Affordable Housing Bond bill, S.2368 and relevant legislation that will support Massachusetts. This bill is the largest housing bond bill in the state’s history. It will increase the supply of affordable homes, promote community and economic development, and improve the quality of early education for children…

Trump is out – what’s next?

“When we organize, we win!” is not just an empty slogan. ORMA has, through the activism of its members, successfully helped elect progressive candidates across Massachusetts, and pushed for legislation that protects the environment, makes healthcare available to all, and helps working families and the poor. “Elections 2020” was a major ORMA priority focused on…

Bernie Matters

Bernie inspired millions. Together we will make a more just society! Bernie is now the Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee – a powerful position! Noam Chomsky speaks about the Bernie campaign and the obstacles standing in its way. “It’s because he has inspired a mass popular movement which doesn’t just show up every four…

Money out of Politics / End Citizens United

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) supports getting Money Out of Politics by Overturning Citizens United and other related anti-democratic Supreme Court decisions. Our democracy has been hijacked by multinational corporations and the wealthy. Election outcomes and public policies are disconnected from the will of the people. Lawmakers will not be able to fix the big issues…

Voting Integrity and Reform

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) supports Voting Reform in order to assure our elections and electoral systems are as fair, accessible, and efficient as possible for all eligible voters. Practical solutions for Massachusetts include Ranked Choice Voting and Election Day Registration. Nationwide, our electoral system is broken, error-strewn, and subject to partisan manipulation. Since 2008, states…

Priorities

The 2021 issues/action priorities selected by the ORMA membership are listed below. Our priority working groups, composed of affiliated and unaffiliated ORMA members and supporters, strive to advance these priorities and welcome active participation and engagement with other progressives interested in lobbying, issues advocacy, electoral/representative politics, and building a broad-based progressive revolutionary movement. The method…