New Outreach Guide

November 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer Resources

“Outreach Guide: Empowering Single-Payer Activists to be Organizers”, by Single Payer Now and Healthcare-NOW!, is now available for download. This Outreach Guide was designed to empower you—... 

No Cuts – Call Today!

Tell Congress: Don’t Cut Our Social Security and Medicare programs. CALL TODAY. Join today’s National Call Congress Day and tell your Representative and Senators to SAY NO to cutting our Social... 

Power and the Tiny Acts of Rebellion

November 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

By Chris Hedges for TruthDig – There is no hope left for achieving significant reform or restoring our democracy through established mechanisms of power. The electoral process has been hijacked... 

Can We Count on You to Call Congress?

November 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Action Alerts, Healthcare-NOW! Updates

The Co-Chairs of the National Fiscal Commission have proposed carving up Social Security and Medicare like a Thanksgiving turkey. They want to increase the retirement age to 69, deeply cut benefits for... 

Health Activists Say “We Need to Make Health Care a Right for All People!”

November 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Campaign News, Healthcare-NOW! Updates

Report Back from Healthcare NOW!’s Strategy Conference in Philadelphia on November 13 and 14, 2010 Healthcare-NOW! members renew support for national single-payer health care to make health care... 

What Value Do They Add to U.S. Healthcare?

November 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

By Donna Smith – Most Americans I know really don’t like to get ripped off. We don’t mind paying for something that is what we thought we were paying for. We just hate the feeling of having... 

Let’s Save Medicare!

November 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

The Deficit Commission just released the chairman’s mark to propose how to reduce the national deficit, a problem integrally linked to the rising cost of healthcare. Among its draconian ideas, the... 

Wendell Potter on “Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out”

November 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From Democracy NOW! – In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican lawmakers are vowing to repeal or defund the Democrats’ landmark healthcare reform bill that President Obama signed into... 

Medicare for All Co-Sponsors Returned to Congress by Big Margins

November 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From PDA – As AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka has said, this election was about jobs. This election was also about health care and the progressive change that was promised but not delivered. The voters... 

CDC: 59 Million Americans Don’t Have Health Insurance

November 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From Slate – Over 59 million Americans lacked health insurance for some part of 2010, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds—a 4 million-person increase from 2008.... 

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