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An Uninsured Veteran

February 17, 2009 (Comments Off on An Uninsured Veteran)

Besides opposing the war in Iraq, Iraq Veterans Against the War support full healthcare benefits (including mental health benefits) for veterans regardless of discharge status. The following video is an... 

Subsidizing COBRA Is Not Enough–We Need Single Payer

February 17, 2009 (Comments Off on Subsidizing COBRA Is Not Enough–We Need Single Payer)

By Andrew Coates, MD– COBRA is a law that allows you to keep your employer-sponsored health insurance for 18 months if you lose or change jobs. To do so, you have to pay 102% of the cost (the full... 

Nat. Lessons from State Health Reform: The Mass. Case

February 13, 2009 (Comments Off on Nat. Lessons from State Health Reform: The Mass. Case)

February 25, 2009, 2pm – 4pm, 2226 Rayburn House Office Building. Urge your Representative to attend a joint forum organized by the Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care. In the last two decades... 

Conyers Statement on Phila. Endorsement of HR 676

February 12, 2009 (Comments Off on Conyers Statement on Phila. Endorsement of HR 676)

Congressman John Conyers, Jr., today issued a statement expressing his appreciation for the actions of the Philadelphia City Council. On Thursday, January 29, 2009 the council voted to endorse Congressman... 

Action Alert: Today is a National Call-In Day

February 12, 2009 (Comments Off on Action Alert: Today is a National Call-In Day)

The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Healthcare is encouraging everyone to participate in the next National Call-in Day for HR 676. February 12, 2009: Call Congress, and the President Congressional... 

Conference of Missouri Utility Unions Endorses HR 676

February 10, 2009 (Comments Off on Conference of Missouri Utility Unions Endorses HR 676)

A statewide conference of all local unions, representing employees who work for all of Missouri’s utilities, has endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers... 

Americans Should Not Stand for Lock-down on Single-Payer Discussion

February 6, 2009 (2 Comments)

By Laura Bonham– As an ardent advocate of single-payer healthcare for many years, I am more than a little frustrated by Washington insiders—beholden to healthcare corporations—telling the American... 

NEA Vermont and AFT in Oregon Endorse HR 676

February 5, 2009 (2 Comments)

Teacher unions in Vermont and Oregon have endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). In Vermont, the Board of Directors of the Vermont NEA voted... 

Another Poll Shows Majority Support for Single-Payer

February 5, 2009 (81 Comments)

A New York Times/CBS News poll released last week shows, yet again, that the majority of Americans support national health insurance. The poll, which compares answers to the same questions from 30 years... 

National Campaign Launched in Partnership with Change.org

February 4, 2009 (1 Comment)

A few weeks back we asked you to vote for single-payer healthcare on Change.org. Well, it got enough votes to become one of their ten “Ideas for Change in America,” and we couldn’t be... 

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