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Nine arrested at sit-in targeting Sen. Schumer

December 10, 2009 (4 Comments)

Health professionals, patients demand expansion of Medicare Chanting “55 is not enough, Medicare for all,” 9 protesters were arrested at a sit-in at Sen. Schumer’s office in mid-town Manhattan this... 

Healthcare-NOW! Members Oppose Current Version of Congressional Health Bill

December 8, 2009 (2 Comments)

Over 125 Healthcare-NOW! members at our 2009 strategy conference voted to oppose the current Congressional version of health insurance reform legislation. While we recognize that many of our allies and... 

Two-thirds of Americans support Medicare-for-all (Part 2)

December 8, 2009 (2 Comments)

Citizen juries demonstrate massive support for single-payer By Kip Sullivan, JD for PNHP – “They contradicted both beltway and public opinion polls. The whole damn world seems to think the Clinton... 

Civil Rights Complaint Filed with US Dept of Justice Over Hospital’s Closing

December 7, 2009 (Comments Off on Civil Rights Complaint Filed with US Dept of Justice Over Hospital’s Closing)

By Moriah Balingit, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – The president of the Braddock Borough Council has filed a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department, claiming that the closure of UPMC Braddock in... 

Two-thirds of Americans support Medicare-for-all

December 7, 2009 (2 Comments)

Introduction to a Six-part Series By Kip Sullivan, JD for PNHP Blog – “Americans are scared to death of single payer.” These words were not uttered by some foaming-at-the mouth wingnut. They... 

Urgent: Call Senators Today to Support Sanders Single-Payer Amendment

December 4, 2009 (7 Comments)

The idea of a Medicare for All type, single-payer healthcare system will be heard on the Senate floor. This week, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont filed Senate Amendment No. 2837, and there are two additional... 

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