Everything is on the table except what’s not (video)

May 28, 2009 by  
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Sen. Max Baucus, Chair of the Finance Committee announced last week: “single-payer option is not on the table because it cannot pass”. A week earlier, a rally, co-sponsored by one of the main... 

Really, Mr. President

May 28, 2009 by  
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By Andrew Coates, MD - The Democratic National Committee (DNC), at its Organizing for America website, barackobama.com, has initiated nationally coordinated local events in June, the “Health Care Organizing... 

Single-Payer Actions Planned in over Fifty Cities

May 28, 2009 by  
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Activists of every stripe take to the streets to support single-payer As the Obama administration calls for health reform to be done this year, people in support of improved Medicare for all, a single-payer... 

Baucus 8 Charged: It’s an Outrage Outdone Only by Their Humanity

May 27, 2009 by  
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By Donna Smith - They arrived on May 26 to the DC courthouse in business dress and on time. The single payer supporters now known as the Baucus 8 who were arrested on May 5, 2009, in your United States... 

Disruption of Congress or Corruption of Congress?

May 27, 2009 by  
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Single Payer Trial for the Baucus 13 By Single Payer Action - Seven of the Baucus 13 were arraigned in Washington, D.C. Superior Court this morning. The Baucus 13 are doctors, nurses, lawyers and other... 

Single-payer mentions draw cheers at Baucus-sponsored health care talk

May 27, 2009 by  
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By Michael Moore of the Missoulian - Steve McArthur is a management consultant. Read self-employed. That means he has to buy his own insurance, a Blue Cross Blue Shield policy that costs him $584 a month... 

Held hostage by the health system

May 26, 2009 by  
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By Dr. Marcia Angell – The Senate Finance Committee’s hearings on health reform earlier this month did not include testimony from any advocate for single-payer insurance. Physicians for a... 

Bill Moyers Journal on Single-Payer

May 26, 2009 by  
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On May 22nd, Bill Moyers Journal interviewed Donna Smith, of California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, Dr. Sidney Wolfe, of Public Citizen, and Physicians for a National Health... 

Put single-payer on the table

May 21, 2009 by  
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Editorial: Times Union (Albany, NY), May 19th, 2009 Earlier this month, eight courageous doctors, lawyers and other activists interrupted a Senate Finance Committee meeting on health care reform to ask... 

Bill Moyers’ Journal Discusses Single-Payer

May 21, 2009 by  
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This Friday, Bill Moyers’ Journal discusses single-payer healthcare. Guests include Donna Smith (California Nurses Association), Dr. Sidney Wolfe (Public Citizen) and Dr. David Himmelstein (Physicians... 

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