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Everything is on the table except what’s not (video)

May 28, 2009 (1 Comment)

Sen. Max Baucus, Chair of the Finance Committee announced last week: “single-payer option is not on the table because it cannot pass”. A week earlier, a rally, co-sponsored by one of the main... 

Really, Mr. President

May 28, 2009 (4 Comments)

By Andrew Coates, MD – The Democratic National Committee (DNC), at its Organizing for America website, barackobama.com, has initiated nationally coordinated local events in June, the “Health Care... 

Single-Payer Actions Planned in over Fifty Cities

May 28, 2009 (4 Comments)

Activists of every stripe take to the streets to support single-payer As the Obama administration calls for health reform to be done this year, people in support of improved Medicare for all, a single-payer... 

Baucus 8 Charged: It’s an Outrage Outdone Only by Their Humanity

May 27, 2009 (Comments Off on Baucus 8 Charged: It’s an Outrage Outdone Only by Their Humanity)

By Donna Smith – They arrived on May 26 to the DC courthouse in business dress and on time. The single payer supporters now known as the Baucus 8 who were arrested on May 5, 2009, in your United... 

Disruption of Congress or Corruption of Congress?

May 27, 2009 (2 Comments)

Single Payer Trial for the Baucus 13 By Single Payer Action – Seven of the Baucus 13 were arraigned in Washington, D.C. Superior Court this morning. The Baucus 13 are doctors, nurses, lawyers and... 

Single-payer mentions draw cheers at Baucus-sponsored health care talk

May 27, 2009 (1 Comment)

By Michael Moore of the Missoulian – Steve McArthur is a management consultant. Read self-employed. That means he has to buy his own insurance, a Blue Cross Blue Shield policy that costs him $584... 

Held hostage by the health system

May 26, 2009 (3 Comments)

By Dr. Marcia Angell – The Senate Finance Committee’s hearings on health reform earlier this month did not include testimony from any advocate for single-payer insurance. Physicians for a... 

Bill Moyers Journal on Single-Payer

May 26, 2009 (1 Comment)

On May 22nd, Bill Moyers Journal interviewed Donna Smith, of California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, Dr. Sidney Wolfe, of Public Citizen, and Physicians for a National Health... 

Put single-payer on the table

May 21, 2009 (3 Comments)

Editorial: Times Union (Albany, NY), May 19th, 2009 Earlier this month, eight courageous doctors, lawyers and other activists interrupted a Senate Finance Committee meeting on health care reform to ask... 

Bill Moyers’ Journal Discusses Single-Payer

May 21, 2009 (10 Comments)

This Friday, Bill Moyers’ Journal discusses single-payer healthcare. Guests include Donna Smith (California Nurses Association), Dr. Sidney Wolfe (Public Citizen) and Dr. David Himmelstein (Physicians... 

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