Action Alert: Vote for single payer on Obama’s website

December 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

Until December 31st, 2008, we have the opportunity to use the Obama web site to vote your support for the single-payer position. The Obama transition team is soliciting questions from the public via their... 

Teen’s family sues Cigna over denied transplant

December 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

17-year-old leukemia patient died hours after insurance reversed refusal updated 6:32 p.m. ET, Fri., Dec. 26, 2008 LOS ANGELES – The family of a 17-year-old leukemia patient has sued health insurance... 

There’s No Place Like Home for The Holidays, Until There is No Home

December 23, 2008 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Donna Smith’s holiday message is featured on the front page of Common Dreams today.  It is a message to all of us as we struggle to include health care for all as the basis of any economic recovery... 

Message from Representative John Conyers

December 23, 2008 by  
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President-elect Barack Obama has set up a website to gather ideas from ordinary citizens on the most important issues facing our country.  Obama wants to hear from you about health care.  Now is... 

Health Care Series: 10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care

December 19, 2008 by  
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Dr. Steve from the Daily Kos is starting a series of diaries to provide basic information regarding how the health care system works, basic health care economics, and other general background to health... 

December 22nd: National Call-In Day for HR 676

December 18, 2008 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

GIVE AMERICA A GIFT. NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY FOR HR 676, Single-Payer Healthcare Monday, December 22, 2008 The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Healthcare – National Single Payer... 

Healthcare-NOW! Activist, Alison Landes, on the air

December 18, 2008 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Yesterday, Alison Landes, a single-payer activist with Healthcare-NOW! and Floridians for Health Care was interviewed on WMNF 88.5 by Rob Lorei. Listen to the full show. The show’s topic was “Does... 

Meet Dr. Quentin Young

December 16, 2008 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

For those of you unfamiliar with Dr. Young, he has been a tireless advocate for single payer health care for over twenty years, but that is just one item on a CV that includes: - Practicing medicine for... 

Blacking Out Single-Payer–And Killing The Auto Industry

December 15, 2008 by  
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By Jonathan Tasini– When the history of our current economic crisis is written, there will need to be a full chapter devoted to the willful ignorance or stupidity of the traditional media. Right... 

Obama and Daschle should opt for single-payer

December 12, 2008 by  
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By Rose Ann DeMoro– Barack Obama needs to make good on his campaign pledge to reform health care. It is not enough to throw the issue off to former Senator Tom Daschle, Obama’s choice to head the... 

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