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Health care wars

August 31, 2009 (Comments Off on Health care wars)

From the Real News – From pro-single payer to anti-government plans, a report from a raucous town hall in Virginia with Howard Dean.  Read More →

Single-Payer News of the Past Week

August 31, 2009 (1 Comment)

Below is a news round up from this past week in healthcare reform. Letters to the Editor –Single-payer option works – The Patriot-News –Single-payer system is the answer – Baxter... 

Dems backtrack on single-payer bill

August 31, 2009 (8 Comments)

By David Shalleck-Klein for the Hill – Some House members who have previously backed a single-payer healthcare reform bill say they will not vote for a similar measure when it hits the floor this... 

Money-Driven Medicine

August 31, 2009 (1 Comment)

From Bill Moyers Journal – The film MONEY-DRIVEN MEDICINE reveals how a profit-hungry medical-industrial complex has turned health care into a system that squanders millions of dollars on unnecessary... 

Liar, Liar … Well, Healthcare Pants on Fire

August 28, 2009 (4 Comments)

By Donna Smith – So, we’ve been told over and over again that under the healthcare reform plans currently defended and pushed by the President and Congress that we can keep what we’ve... 

Let’s get back to what health care reform should be about

August 27, 2009 (2 Comments)

By Rose Ann DeMoro for the Cleveland Plain Dealer – From the fabricated “death panels” scares to the traumatized seniors urging legislators to keep the government’s hands “off my Medicare,”... 

Greatest Tribute to Kennedy: Pass Health Care for All

August 27, 2009 (1 Comment)

By Robert Creamer – There has been much commentary that the Senate debate on health care would have benefited from the parliamentary and personal skills of Senator Ted Kennedy had he been present... 

What’s the Fate of the Healthcare Reform? (Video)

August 26, 2009 (Comments Off on What’s the Fate of the Healthcare Reform? (Video))

From GRITtv – Is the healthcare debate making you sick? We’ve got some clear information – which just may be the best medicine. Joining us today we have Wendell Potter, former Vice President... 

Message to Americans From Canadian Doctors & Health Care Experts (Video)

August 26, 2009 (1 Comment)

Canadian Doctors for Medicare hosted a celebration of Medicare in Canada. The speakers included Roy Romanow, former Saskatchewan Premiere and Commissioner on Health Care in Canada. They tell Americans... 

T.R. Reid: Looking Overseas For ‘Healing of America’

August 25, 2009 (2 Comments)

From NPR’s Fresh Air – T.R. Reid made a global survey of global healthcare systems and reports on lessons for the US.  Read More →

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