BLET-Kentucky State Legislative Board Endorses HR 676

May 14, 2014 by  
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From Unions for Single Payer – Bryan Aldridge, Chairman, reports that the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers-Kentucky State Legislative Board, has endorsed HR 676, national single payer health... 

Obamacare’s Empty Victory

May 7, 2014 by  
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By Margaret Flowers, M.D. for The Indypendent – It feels truly Orwellian that progressives are applauding the forced purchase of private health insurance — one of the most hated industries in... 

Healthcare, Not Health Insurance

May 7, 2014 by  
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From Media Mobilizing Project – Everyone gets sick, but not everyone can access healthcare when they need it. The Affordable Care Act has expanded access, but millions are still left out, and most... 

Tim Carpenter’s Politics of Radical Inclusion: In the Streets and in the Polling Booths

April 30, 2014 by  
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By John Nichols for the Nation – Tim Carpenter never lost faith in the very real prospect of a very radical change for the better. And he never lost his organizer’s certainty that the tipping... 

Single-Payer System Would Be a Boon to the Economy, Public Citizen Report Says

April 21, 2014 by  
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New System Would Boost Economy, Reduce Costs and Eliminate Unfair Burdens on Companies That Provide Health Insurance Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C. – A publicly funded, universal health care system would... 

Forget Obamacare

April 21, 2014 by  
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Vermont wants to bring single payer to America By Sarah Kliff for Vox – Saskatchewan is a vast prairie province in the middle of Canada. It’s home to hockey great Gordie Howe and the world’s... 

The Neoliberal Turn in American Health Care

April 21, 2014 by  
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By A.W. Gaffney for Jacobin – The failings of the Affordable Care Act are rooted in a long shift away from the idea of a truly universal health care. Last year’s three-ring Congressional shutdown... 

A Pro-Single Payer Doctor’s Concerns About Obamacare

April 14, 2014 by  
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By Adam Gaffney for Salon – As a single-payer advocate who is also a doctor, I was concerned after the Affordable Care Act was passed that it didn’t do enough to combat rising underinsurance.... 

Listen: Health Care for All – Texas Open Journal April Episode

April 9, 2014 by  
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Health Care for All – Texas’s Open Journal radio series on healthcare reform was today, Wednesday, April 9th on KPFT 90.1FM (Houston) at 9:30am. Their guest this month was Dr. Gerald Friedman. Listen... 

As Vermont Goes, So Goes the Nation?

April 9, 2014 by  
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By Molly Worthen for The New York Times – When most liberals hear the words “third party,” they have nasty flashbacks to Ralph Nader’s spoiler campaign in 2000. The history buffs among them... 

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