Illinois Single Payer Coalition

May 25, 2010 by  
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The Illinois Single Payer Coalition (ISPC) recently affiliated with Healthcare-NOW!, and we’re thrilled to join them in the fight for single-payer national healthcare. ISPC is a coalition of groups... 

Do You Think that Private Health Insurance is a Bit, Um, Old Fashioned?

May 24, 2010 by  
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A message from our Critical Mass friends. GOOD SIRS! MADAMS! AND ALL OTHERS! One must VIGOROUSLY VOYAGE on one’s VICTORIAN VELOCIPEDE to the CRITICAL MASS, the LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH, MAY 28TH,... 

Infection in Our Healthcare System

May 24, 2010 by  
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From the Media Mobilizing Project – Philadelphia’s two major newspapers have been acquired by outside investors. Comcast cable dominates the market, but thousands of our neighbors can’t afford... 

The Baucus 8 One Year Later (Video)

May 21, 2010 by  
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On May 5, 2009, 8 health advocates stood up to the members of the Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Senator Max Baucus, to expose the exclusion of the health reform favored by the majority of people... 

Former President Bush’s brother collapses at Wellpoint meeting

May 19, 2010 by  
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From wishtv.com – INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The WellPoint shareholders meeting in downtown Indianapolis ended much earlier than some disgruntled shareholders would have liked when 71-year-old... 

3rd Largest Labor Council in Ohio Endorses HR 676

May 12, 2010 by  
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On April 27, 2010, the Tri-County Regional Labor Council, the third largest labor council in the state of Ohio, endorsed HR 676, national single payer health care legislation sponsored by Congressman John... 

Action Alert: End WellPoint’s Greed

On May 18th, Dr. Rob Stone plans to deliver a resolution to WellPoint/Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the US, calling for it to return to its charitable, non-profit roots at their upcoming... 

After the Reform: Aiming High for Health Justice

May 10, 2010 by  
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By Margaret Flowers, M.D. for Tikkun Magazine – As we sit here on the other side of the recent health reform process, we have an opportunity for reflection. There were many times during the past... 

Which Health Care Reform Proposal is Good for Business?

May 7, 2010 by  
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Single Payer is the Surprising Clear Winner By Ivan J. Miller – Download the full report here. A new health care system could improve the bottom line for most businesses, reduce the impact of government... 

Patients protest doctor’s dismissal

May 5, 2010 by  
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By Kevin Kelley for Westlife – About 50 protesters demonstrated in front of St. John Medical Center Sunday afternoon to protest the termination of Dr. George Randt’s contract with Cuyahoga Physicians... 

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