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Candidates Supporting Single-Payer

October 31, 2008 (2 Comments)

The Progressive Democrats of America have a list of candidates who support single-payer healthcare. For the full list, please visit PDA’s site.  Read More →

Healthcare in the USA Pt.1

October 30, 2008 (Comments Off on Healthcare in the USA Pt.1)

The Real News Network spoke to Dr. Steffie Woolhandler of Harvard Medical School and Dr. Don McCanne of Physicians for a National Health Program who say John McCain’s healthcare proposals would make... 

Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty

October 30, 2008 (Comments Off on Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty)

The New York Times is reporting that women pay a disproportionately more than men for healthcare: Striking new evidence has emerged of a widespread gap in the cost of health insurance, as women pay much... 

Communications Workers of America Endorses HR 676

October 27, 2008 (Comments Off on Communications Workers of America Endorses HR 676)

Washington, DC–The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is the 20th international union to endorse HR 676, national single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). The... 

Let’s Heal the Economy and the Health of Our People

October 24, 2008 (3 Comments)

Thanks to all of you for your kind words, re: my column/letter to the troops….the healthcare for everyone, single-payer troops who are now scattered by the millions across this land. Here goes another... 

Philadelphia Healthcare Union Endorses HR 676

October 22, 2008 (Comments Off on Philadelphia Healthcare Union Endorses HR 676)

Philadelphia, PA–The Delegates’ Assembly of District 1199C, Philadelphia Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees (AFSCME), voted unanimously October 8th to endorse HR 676, the national single... 

How Single Payer Health Care Pays For Itself

October 22, 2008 (Comments Off on How Single Payer Health Care Pays For Itself)

This article is from Progress Illinois. by Dr. Quentin Young M.D. And Nicholas Skala on October 07, 2008 The threat of large spending increases normally extinguishes any talk of expanded health coverage.... 

Albany, NY Common Council Unanimously Endorses HR 676

October 22, 2008 (Comments Off on Albany, NY Common Council Unanimously Endorses HR 676)

Richard Propp, MD, of the Capital District Alliance for Universal Healthcare, Inc., reports to Healthcare-NOW! that “on October 20, 2008, the Albany, NY Common Council unanimously passed our resolution... 

CNA President, Deborah Burger, Interview on Obama’s and McCain’s Healthcare Plans

October 20, 2008 (Comments Off on CNA President, Deborah Burger, Interview on Obama’s and McCain’s Healthcare Plans)

The Real News Network recently interviewed Deborah Burger, President of the California Nurses Association (CNA), about the presidential candidates’ healthcare plans and why single-payer is the real... 

Single-Payer Minute #4

October 20, 2008 (Comments Off on Single-Payer Minute #4)

American Patients United brings us another Single-Payer Minute. This week they talk with Dr. Vincent Gaddis on the moral failings of our current healthcare system.  Read More →

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