Archive for January 2009

AFT and NEA Local Unions Endorse HR 676

AFT and NEA local unions in New Jersey and Massachusetts have endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). In Mahwah, New Jersey, AFT Local 6308, North Jersey Skills for Technology Union, which represents instructors working at Lincoln Technical Institute, has endorsed HR 676. Lincoln Tech is a for-profit, post-secondary,…

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Change policies to aid auto industry

This new year, we’ve got a huge task ahead of us: Restructuring the American auto industry for a viable, long-term future. It won’t be easy — just as it wasn’t easy to win the emergency bridge loans which give us a chance for a brighter tomorrow. When we went to Washington seeking to help so…

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How to Push Obama

The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Healthcare: the National Single-Payer Coalition is mentioned in this months issue of The Progressive Magazine in the following article by John Nichols. On November 4, the American people by a popular majority of more than eight million votes selected as their new President a Democratic contender who had been attacked…

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America’s health-care famine is slowly killing us

Editorial Columnist Clark Newhall is a physician and attorney in Salt Lake City, as well as a single-payer activist and contributer to Healthcare-NOW! He writes an eloquent assessment of the severity of the failure of our health care system. Read on… January 3, 2009 Salt Lake City, “America’s health-care faminie is slowly killing us” We…

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