Students Rally for Single-Payer System in Vermont

March 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

By Daniel Staples, Staff Writer Times-Argus (Barre-Montpelier, Vt.), March 27, 2011 MONTPELIER, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. Peter Shumlin spoke before health profession students who gathered... 

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... 

Single Payer Ballot Questions Pass in All Fourteen Massachusetts Districts!

November 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From Mass-Care. Massachusetts voters have, for the second straight election, overwhelmingly affirmed their support for single payer health reform by turning in majority ‘Yes’ votes in all fourteen... 

The Post-Election Game Plan: Cut Social Security, Soak the Middle-Class, and Keep Taxes Low For the Rich

November 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

By Richard Eskow Original post here. Yesterday the Deficit Commission used the New York Times as a messenger service to tell politicians — and you — exactly what they intend to do if the election... 

How to Push Obama

January 5, 2009 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Healthcare: the National Single-Payer Coalition is mentioned in this months issue of The Progressive Magazine in the following article by John Nichols. On November... 

America’s health-care famine is slowly killing us

January 4, 2009 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Editorial Columnist Clark Newhall is a physician and attorney in Salt Lake City, as well as a single-payer activist and contributer to Healthcare-NOW! He writes an eloquent assessment of the severity... 

Action Alert: Vote for single payer on Obama’s website

December 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

Until December 31st, 2008, we have the opportunity to use the Obama web site to vote your support for the single-payer position. The Obama transition team is soliciting questions from the public via their... 

Teen’s family sues Cigna over denied transplant

December 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

17-year-old leukemia patient died hours after insurance reversed refusal updated 6:32 p.m. ET, Fri., Dec. 26, 2008 LOS ANGELES – The family of a 17-year-old leukemia patient has sued health insurance... 

There’s No Place Like Home for The Holidays, Until There is No Home

December 23, 2008 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Donna Smith’s holiday message is featured on the front page of Common Dreams today.  It is a message to all of us as we struggle to include health care for all as the basis of any economic recovery... 

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