Report Calls United States to Account for Failing to Meet Basic Human Needs

October 29, 2010 by  
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In a report published in advance of the United Nations hearing on the U.S. human rights record, advocacy groups called the U.S. government to account for regularly washing its hands of any responsibility... 

Being SiCKO in a Tea Party Nation

October 28, 2010 by  
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By Donna Smith – RENO, Nevada — I ventured backward in my memories to the fall of 2006 and wondered what might have happened differently if the Tea Party ruled this nation. It’s not... 

Non-binding ballot measure pushes ‘Medicare For All’

October 28, 2010 by  
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By Edward B. Colby for the Dedham Transcript – DEDHAM, Mass. — Leo Stolbach says he’s working to advance a single-payer health insurance system for Massachusetts because he sees what’s happening... 

Massachusetts doctors snub state’s health reform as model for country, pick single-payer system instead

October 26, 2010 by  
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BOSTON – For the first time the Massachusetts Medical Society has asked doctors what they think about health reform in its annual “Physician Workforce Survey” of 1,000 practicing physicians in the... 

New Healthcare Presentation

October 26, 2010 by  
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Here are some informative slides on national, single-payer healthcare. Use it for a meeting or just for informational purposes. Download the Power Point, “The Evidence for Single-Payer” by... 

At Stake This November: The Future of Healthcare Reform

October 25, 2010 by  
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By Mark Dudzic of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer – When the 111th Congress adjourns this year, the fight to win healthcare as a right for all in America will still lie before us. The Labor... 

US slips to 49th in life expectancy

October 25, 2010 by  
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By Sahil Kapur for RawStory.com – The United States currently ranks 49th in the world in overall life expectancy, according to a study published in the academic journal Health Affairs, slipping... 

Rally for Healthcare Sanity

October 25, 2010 by  
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Have you heard? On October 30th, Jon Stewart is organizing a rally in Washington DC to “restore sanity,” while Stephen Colbert is organizing a counter demo to “keep fear alive.” Sounds... 

Upcoming Deadline for Strategy Conference

October 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

Our National Strategy Conference is rapidly approaching on November 13th and 14th in Philadelphia, PA. If you haven’t registered yet, please do soon. The deadline for reserving a hotel room, at a... 

The Midterm Elections and Medicare For All

October 18, 2010 by  
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By Dr. Quentin Young – As we approach Nov. 2, it’s fair to say that in many ways the distortion of political discourse in our country has never been worse. Extreme right-wing personalities... 

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