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Massachusetts Health Reform: Solution or Stopgap?

November 11, 2008 (15 Comments)

Questions about the Massachusetts health plan? This brochure might help you sort through this recently popular “blueprint” for a national healthcare plan. Get all the details about the limits... 

Ask Kennedy To Make It Single-Payer

November 11, 2008 (18 Comments)

News articles report that Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) has instructed the staff of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee to begin working on a comprehensive healthcare bill to be presented... 

Doctors Call on Obama, Congress to ‘Do The Right Thing’ on Health Reform

November 10, 2008 (Comments Off on Doctors Call on Obama, Congress to ‘Do The Right Thing’ on Health Reform)

This article was posted at www.PublicAffairs.net. 15,000 physicians urge enactment of single-payer system A group of over 15,000 U.S. physicians has called on President-elect Barack Obama and the new Congress... 

Latino Caucus, California CLC, OPEIU Local Endorse HR 676

November 7, 2008 (Comments Off on Latino Caucus, California CLC, OPEIU Local Endorse HR 676)

HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation, introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI), has picked up three more labor endorsements. Delegates to the 19th Annual Latino Caucus of the Amalgamated Transit... 

Big 3, UAW Ask for Health Trust Help

November 6, 2008 (3 Comments)

The following article is from DetNews.com. Cash-crunched automakers state need for payment help in their bid for federal financing. By David Shepardson / Detroit News Washington Bureau WASHINGTON —... 

What Obama’s Next Steps Should Be on Health Care

November 6, 2008 (2 Comments)

The following article is from AlterNet. AlterNet asked dozens of writers, experts and activists on key issues to write about where the country needs to go, and the priorities for Barack Obama’s... 

Massachusetts Voters Say YES to Single-Payer Healthcare, and NO to Mandates

November 5, 2008 (1 Comment)

From MassCare.org: Dear Single Payer Supporters – In an election that has brought out the highest voter turnout in Massachusetts probably since 1928, local ballot initiatives supporting single payer... 

Another Single-Payer Minute

November 4, 2008 (Comments Off on Another Single-Payer Minute)

This week at SPM we went into our video archives and found this timely short film for your pre-election viewing pleasure. Find more Single-Payer Minutes at American Patients United’s website.  Read More →

Passing on Single-Payer Health Care

November 3, 2008 (2 Comments)

The following article was printed in the October/November issue of Dollars and Sense magazine. Passing On Single-Payer Health Care Union leadership is out of touch with the rank and file—and the public—on... 

Healthcare in the USA Pt. 2

November 3, 2008 (1 Comment)

Despite the fact the US continues to rank poorly in worldwide health care standards, John McCain like many, maintains that the United States health care is the best in the world. The Real News Network... 

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