What Haunts a Police Officer of 30 Years? Suicides Due to Medical Debt

December 18, 2014 by  
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Lieutenant Gary Pudup, a police officer for 30 years, testified to the New York Assembly Health Committee on December 8, 2014, about his haunting memories of investigating suicides – only to find... 

Interview: Living Hope Wheelchair Association

December 18, 2014 by  
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We spoke with leaders of the Living Hope Wheelchair Association, based in Harris County (which includes Houston), Texas, which is a member of our affiliate Health Care for All Texas. Raymundo Mendoza (board... 

Interview: Connecting the Dots Between Healthcare & Homelessness

December 18, 2014 by  
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John N. Lozier has been executive director of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council since its founding in January 1990. The Council is a network of more than 10,000 doctors, nurses, social... 

New York Assembly Sponsoring Historic Single-Payer Hearings

October 28, 2014 by  
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The Health Committee of the New York Assembly has announced that it will be hosting a historic series of six public hearings across New York state to receive testimony on the “New York Health,” bill... 

2014 Strategy Conference Wiki

September 9, 2014 by  
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For the first time this year Healthcare-NOW! has set up a wiki for our annual Strategy Conference, held from August 22-24, 2014 in Oakland, CA with the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Health Care and One... 

Steve Early Speaks With Us About Labor and Single Payer Healthcare

September 4, 2014 by  
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Steve Early worked for 27 years as an organizer and international representative for the Communication Workers of America. He is the author of a new book from Monthly Review Press titled Save Our Unions:... 

10th Anniversary Strategy Conference, Aug. 22-24

July 28, 2014 by  
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You can register online now for the August 22-24 super-conference that will bring together Healthcare-NOW!, the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Health Care, and One Payer States in Oakland, CA! For the... 

July 30th: Medicare’s 49th Anniversary

June 6, 2014 by  
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July 30, 2014 will mark the 49th anniversary of Medicare, our only publicly financed, universal health plan, which lifted a generation of seniors out of poverty. Each year Healthcare-NOW! coordinates Medicare’s... 

In Memory of Tim Carpenter

May 8, 2014 by  
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By Benjamin Day – This past Monday melanoma finally took Tim Carpenter, who is best known as the founder and long-time Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America. Tim was a fierce organizer... 

Health Insurance CEO Pay Skyrockets in 2013

Some See Their Compensation Double Chief executive officers at Fortune 500 health insurance companies, who have opposed new regulations under the Affordable Care Act, emerged this month as one of the ACA’s... 

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