ORMA endorses Tanisha Sullivan for Secretary of the Commonwealth

With 87% in favor, members of Our Revolution Massachusetts have endorsed Tanisha Sullivan for Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts! As Tanisha said in her response to our questionnaire, “Our democracy is at an inflection point.  I truly believe that proactive leadership in the Office of the Secretary of Commonwealth could help to address many…

Bernie Sanders’ speech: an election between Trump and democracy.

Senator Sanders delivered the following remarks at George Washington University in Washington, DC on September 24, 2020, his first in-person political event since ending his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign. This country faces an unprecedented set of crises. We are struggling with a pandemic that has already cost us over 200,000 lives. We have an economy…

Post-Presidential Election Statement

ORMA was founded on a set of principles and priorities that reflect those of our endorsed presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders. Senator Sanders endorsed Biden the week after Sanders ended his own presidential run and he continues to support Biden. Biden has responded by saying, “I’m going to need you, Bernie, not just to win but…

Education

Massachusetts Democrats believe that all Massachusetts residents should have access to high-quality educational opportunities from birth through adulthood. We believe that our public education system should successfully prepare our children for lifelong learning; it should give them the tools to make contributions to our communities and to the intellectual, cultural, and civic life of the…

Labor

Massachusetts Democrats believe that all working people – regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, race, religion, income, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, immigration or refugee status – should have the right to quality, family-sustaining jobs that provide a living wage, and access to education and training to make them employable and contributors to a healthy economy.…

Healthcare and Human Services

Massachusetts Democrats believe that healthcare is a human right, so that every person enjoys a good quality of life and great health and wellbeing. We believe that high-quality and affordable health care should be available to all through a single payer government sponsored program like Medicare, regardless of employment status.   Massachusetts Democrats say: We should be able to…

Climate Crisis

Massachusetts Democrats recognize that climate change is real and is already causing disruption and destruction to our property and our lives. The melting of polar ice caps, increased numbers and severity of storms, increased drought and flooding are all changes we cannot ignore. We understand that these changes are a direct result of human activity,…

Ethics and Transparency

Massachusetts Democrats believe that public officials should be held to the highest standards of integrity and accountability. We believe that government should be open and inclusive. We know that preserving the public’s trust in government is critically important to the future of our democracy. Massachusetts Democrats should: Promote a policy and culture that is open…