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... 

Action Alert: Don’t Eliminate Thousands of Immigrants’ Medicare Benefits

President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal would “involuntarily disenroll” some (fewer than 5,000) undocumented immigrants currently receiving some Medicare benefits–even those who... 

Is Obamacare In the Interest of Workers?

March 31, 2014 by  
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From the Real News – In round two of our debate with Dr. Margaret Flowers and economist Dean Baker, we discuss whether CBO’s prediction that Obamacare will trigger reduction of work hours... 

The Single Payer Movement Expands

March 17, 2014 by  
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From Healthcare Finance News – Even as the Affordable Care Act is in its nascent stages, some states are already looking toward 2017 when they can request waivers to opt out of the healthcare exchanges.... 

Watch an Expert Teach a Smug U.S. Senator About Canadian Healthcare

March 13, 2014 by  
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From the LA Times – A U.S. politician’s I-don’t-need-no-stinkin’-facts approach to health policy ran smack into some of those troublesome facts Tuesday at a Senate hearing on... 

Single-Payer Activist Guide to the ACA Now Available

January 30, 2014 by  
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Almost 200 supporters have received their “Single-Payer Activist Guide to the Affordable Care Act” as gifts for donations since December, and it is now available at wholesale prices at our... 

Is Obamacare a Step Toward Single-Payer?

January 15, 2014 by  
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By Gary Lapon for SocialistWorker.org – NO, NO and no: That’s been the Republican Party position on health care reform since the Obama administration’s first months in office. No matter... 

The Left After the Failure of Obamacare

January 7, 2014 by  
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By Shamus Cooke for Truth-Out – It’s satisfying to watch rats flee a sinking ship. This is because onlookers knew the ship was doomed long ago, and swimming rats signify that the drawn-out tragedy... 

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