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Study: Over 2,200 US Veterans Died in 2008 Due to Lack of Health Insurance

November 11, 2009 (8 Comments)

From Democracy Now – On Veterans Day, a new study estimates four times as many US Army veterans died last year because they lacked health insurance than the total number of US soldiers who were killed... 

Lieberman Gets Another Visit from the Grassroots for Single-Payer

November 11, 2009 (5 Comments)

By Kevin Gosztola for OpEdNews – The grassroots organization, Mobilization for Healthcare for All, returned to Sen. Joe Lieberman’s (I-CT) D.C. Office on Tuesday morning and confronted Lieberman... 

Health Care Advocates Remain in Jail, Take Action To Support their Cause Now

November 9, 2009 (2 Comments)

On Thursday, Mobilization for Health Care for All made another urgent demand to get insurance money out of our democracy so that real reform will not be blocked in America. It is unacceptable that 45,000... 

Is the House Health Care Bill Better than Nothing?

November 9, 2009 (11 Comments)

By Marcia Angell, M.D. for Huffington Post – Well, the House health reform bill — known to Republicans as the Government Takeover — finally passed after one of Congress’s longer,... 

Statement on the Withdrawal of Rep. Weiner’s Single-Payer Amendment to House Bill

November 6, 2009 (7 Comments)

Dear Healthcare-NOW! Supporter: On the eve of what could have been the first vote on single-payer legislation in our nation’s history, we have just learned that because of last minute developments,... 

Action Alert: 9 people arrested at Sen Lieberman’s office!

November 5, 2009 (7 Comments)

Dozens of people held a sit-in at Senator Lieberman’s Capitol Hill office this morning to demand that Senator Lieberman pledge to stop taking health insurance company campaign contributions and free... 

Call Now: Vote on Single-Payer Soon

November 5, 2009 (4 Comments)

We just got word from Congressman Weiner’s office that because of your phone calls, faxes, and demonstrations, Speaker Pelosi is keeping her promise to allow the Weiner single-payer amendment full... 

Our Last Chance on State Single Payer Option

November 4, 2009 (9 Comments)

This is a letter form Rep. Dennis Kucinich Dear Friends, Thank you for all of your efforts on behalf of the Kucinich Amendment for a state single payer option which would protect the right of states to... 

Action Alert: Make Pelosi Keep Her Promise on Single-Payer

November 3, 2009 (3 Comments)

Today, 12 brave activists were arrested because they entered Nancy Pelosi’s office in California to get some answers. They wanted to know why she broke her promise to hold votes on two single-payer... 

Remember Medicare for All in the healthcare reform debate

November 3, 2009 (Comments Off on Remember Medicare for All in the healthcare reform debate)

By Kay Tillow for the Hill Blog – We are in danger of losing the opportunity to bring Improved Medicare for All, a single payer plan, before the Congress. Last July Congressman Anthony Weiner and... 

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