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Nation needs health care plan based on Social Security, Medicare models

May 20, 2009 (5 Comments)

By Helen Thomas – Americans can be thankful for two humanitarian presidents whose legacies stand as emblems of caring values that enrich us as a nation. President Franklin D. Roosevelt won passage... 

Middle Class Healthcare Reform? Bend Over…

May 19, 2009 (5 Comments)

By Donna Smith – It’s coming. You and me and every middle class, working person in this nation is about to start handing over more and more of their hard earned cash to the private insurance... 

Montana AFL-CIO State Convention Reaffirms Endorsement of HR 676

May 19, 2009 (2 Comments)

The 53rd Annual Montana AFL-CIO State Convention reaffirmed its previous endorsement of HR 676, single payer health care legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). The Montana AFL-CIO... 

Open Letter to the President from the Canadian Health Coalition

May 19, 2009 (2 Comments)

Dear Mr. President: As the national voice for Canadians who want to protect and expand our national public healthcare system, the Canadian Health Coalition would like to encourage your efforts to make health... 

Diane Rehm Show on Single-Payer

May 19, 2009 (Comments Off on Diane Rehm Show on Single-Payer)

Proponents of a single-payer plan argue it is the best solution for the nation’s health-care system. But chances of such a program making it into law appear remote. How a single-payer plan might work... 

Healthcare-NOW! on Uprising Radio

May 18, 2009 (1 Comment)

Healthcare-NOW!’s Katie Robbins was interviewed on Uprising Radio last week. You can hear the segment below, or listen to the full episode here. Listen Here  Read More →

Green Party endorses national Day of Action for Single-Payer health care on May 30

May 17, 2009 (1 Comment)

The Green Party of the United States has endorsed the national Day of Action for Single-Payer national health care (Medicare For All) on Saturday, May 30. The Day of Action is being organized by Healthcare-Now... 

Baucus’ Raucous Caucus

May 14, 2009 (5 Comments)

By Amy Goodman for Truthdig— Barack Obama appeared this week with health-industry bigwigs, proclaiming light at the end of the health-care tunnel. Among those gathered were executives from HMO giants... 

Obama for Single-Payer Before He Was Against It

May 14, 2009 (11 Comments)

By David Sirota for AlterNet— How Political Elites Have Made Single Payer “Politically Impossible” In light of the White House’s big hand-holding session today with the pharmaceutical... 

Indiana IBEW Local Endorses HR 676

May 14, 2009 (1 Comment)

IBEW Local 725 has endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). Local 725 is a construction local with jurisdiction in nine Indiana and six Illinois... 

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