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The Policy That Dare Not Speak Its Name

June 22, 2009 (3 Comments)

By Robert Kuttner for Huffington-Post – I’m sure I’m not the only reader who noticed the juxtaposition of two front page stories in Sunday’s New York Times dealing with health care.... 

Health care costs to rise 9% in 2010

June 19, 2009 (1 Comment)

By the AP – Employers who offer health insurance coverage could see a 9% cost increase next year, and their workers may face an even bigger hit, according to a report Thursday from consulting firm... 

Canadian health care: Fact vs. fiction (Video)

June 18, 2009 (3 Comments)

From the Real News – As the debate over health care reform heats up in the United States, a sub-debate of increasing significance is that of the Canadian system. Natalie Mehra, a critic of the current... 

Well, Well… Going to Healthcare Hell

June 18, 2009 (6 Comments)

By Donna Smith – We’ve learned some remarkable things over the past few weeks about healthcare reform in these United States. Remarkable, tragic, sad, disgusting and unacceptable truths about... 

Four California AFSCME Locals and District Council Endorse HR 676

June 18, 2009 (2 Comments)

Four AFSCME locals and a Northern California based District Council have endorsed HR 676, national single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). The four locals are... 

Action Alert: Why are Single-Payer Supporters so Furious?

June 18, 2009 (6 Comments)

Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, said, when asked about the “public option,” “Can you say flat out that it’s just never going to be single-payer health... 

Marilyn Clement’s Speech at Celebration Held in Her Honor

June 17, 2009 (6 Comments)

Marilyn Clement delivers an inspiring speech at a very special event celebrating her life. Held June 7, 2009 at Judson Memorial Church in New York City.  Read More →

Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments

June 17, 2009 (Comments Off on Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments)

By Paul Kane for the Washington Post – Almost 30 key lawmakers helping draft landmark health-care legislation have financial holdings in the industry, totaling nearly $11 million worth of personal... 

Dr. Chris McCoy: “Dear AMA: I Quit!”

June 16, 2009 (4 Comments)

From Democracy NOW! – President Obama is ramping up efforts for his proposed overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system. On Monday, the President spoke at the annual conference of the American... 

New Report Casts Exclusion of Single Payer as a Question of Democracy and Human Rights

June 16, 2009 (48 Comments)

At a critical moment for health care reform in the United States, The National Economic & Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) has published an in-depth assessment of single payer proposals, finding that... 

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