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Obama’s PhRMA deal

August 21, 2009 (2 Comments)

By the Real News Network – The unlikely union of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America or PhRMA and the White House has many wondering about the true nature of this partnership. Especially... 

Healthcare Memo: Don’t Mourn, Escalate

August 20, 2009 (5 Comments)

By Deborah Burger, R.N., President of the California Nurses Assn. – There’s a fundamental lesson in collective bargaining that seems to have been lost on the White House, and those in Congress... 

Left Out? (Video)

August 20, 2009 (1 Comment)

Rep. Dennis Kucinich visits the Ed Show on MSNBC to talk about HR 676, single-payer healthcare, and the “public option.”  Read More →

Two New Resources from PNHP On Disruptive Town Halls and Lobbying

August 20, 2009 (9 Comments)

Health care town hall meeting across the country are being attacked by a vocal minority uninterested in democratic debate. It is still important to attend these meetings as there will be many in the audience... 

Congress, President Ready to Legislate More Women’s Health Disparity

August 18, 2009 (9 Comments)

By Donna Smith – It’s 2009. We’ve elected President Barack Obama. We’ve elected a Democratic majority in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Those bastions... 

How Insurance Firms Drive the Debate

August 18, 2009 (7 Comments)

By Wendell Potter, a former health insurance PR executive – Having grown up in one of the most conservative and Republican places in the country — East Tennessee — I understand why many... 

“You Don’t Cut Deals with the System that Has to Be Replaced”

August 14, 2009 (3 Comments)

Ralph Nader on Secret White House Agreements with the Drug Industry From Democracy Now – The Obama administration admitted last week it promised to oppose proposals to let the government negotiate... 

New poll shows Canadians overwhelmingly support public health care

August 13, 2009 (11 Comments)

Group says advocates of private system are out of touch with most Canadians In a last-ditch effort to convince Canadians that their public health care system should be privatized, Canadian Medical Association... 

Saying Goodbye to Another Single-Payer Warrior, a Shooting Star

August 12, 2009 (6 Comments)

By Donna Smith – For those of us who advocate for a single-payer healthcare system, publicly funded and privately delivered care for everyone, the past few weeks have included tremendous gains and... 

A Month of Single-Payer Action

August 12, 2009 (1 Comment)

For the first time ever, single-payer legislation will be debated and voted on by Congress in September. The day after thousands of grassroots activists rallied in Washinton, DC for national healthcare... 

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