Teenager denied lifesaving transplant in US: National appeal to save Eduardo’s life

November 30, 2009 by  
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From the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign - While heath care reform dominates the national debate, there is a 14 year-old boy in Kansas City, Kansas named Eduardo Loredo who could die... 

Report from Healthcare-NOW! 2009 National Strategy Conference

November 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

On November 14 and 15, 2009, 125 single-payer activists met in St. Louis, MO to hash out the strategy for building the Healthcare-NOW! (HCN) network. Despite the passing of the House bill with the Stupak... 

Health Care, Essential to Democracy

November 23, 2009 by  
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by Katie Robbins & Andy Coates - Two weekends ago, after the bait and switch of a vote on single-payer for a vote on an anti-abortion amendment, we felt wizened to the possibility of unknown threats... 

Weak Public Option Myths That Liberals Believe

November 23, 2009 by  
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For OpEdNews by Kevin Gosztola – On Saturday night, the Senate will take a procedural vote to move debate on the current health insurance enrichment bill in Congress forward. Democratic Senators... 

Before You Carve that Turkey: All In for Bernie Sanders

November 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Action Alerts, Healthcare-NOW! Updates

By Donna Smith – Those millions of us who support a Medicare for All, single-payer, reform for the healthcare crisis in this nation have some work to do over the next few days. Senators are on... 

Plan Actions for Human Rights Day on December 10th

November 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

We are moving forward. After a great meeting in St. Louis (comprehensive report back coming soon!), we want to make sure you have the most up-to-date talking points on the legislation and our movement! 1)... 

PHIMG Stays On The Move

November 19, 2009 by  
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From the Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition - On Tuesday, Nov. 17, during the evening rush-hour, two dozen activists organized by the Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition (PHIMG) demonstrated... 

Call Today: Support Single-Payer and Women’s Rights in the Senate

November 19, 2009 by  
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The health care struggle is far from over, and we have to fight to protect our rights every step of the way. For all the flaws we see in the House legislation, all indicators show that the Senate legislation... 

Sitting in for Healthcare

November 18, 2009 by  
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A new group takes the fight for a single-payer system directly to insurers—and politicians. By Diana Novak for In These Times - Since September 29, when Mobilization for Health Care for All organized... 

Healthcare-NOW!’s Response to Passage of House Health Bill

November 12, 2009 by  
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On Saturday, November 7, 2009, the House passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, to much celebration by the Democratic party. Healthcare-NOW!’s view, however, is that the House... 

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