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Single Payer Legislation vs. Reconciliation Bill

March 23, 2010 (3 Comments)

Physicians for a National Health Program recently released a comparison of single-payer healthcare and the bill that the House just passed. You can download the one-page handout here.  Read More →

Listen: Discussing the Health Bill and the Individual Mandate

March 23, 2010 (4 Comments)

If you missed last night’s national conference call on the recently passed health bill and the individual mandate, you can listen to it here. We had about 250 people on this call, and we’d... 

A false promise of reform

March 22, 2010 (4 Comments)

Pro-single-payer doctors: Health bill leaves 23 million uninsured The following statement was released today by leaders of Physicians for a National Health Program, www.pnhp.org. Their signatures appear... 

Fact Sheet: The Truth About the Health Care Bill

March 22, 2010 (2 Comments)

Firedoglake released this fact sheet that exposes some myths about the bill passed on Sunday. By Jane Hamsher for Firedoglake – The Firedoglake health care team has been covering the debate in congress... 

Cigna Gives $110.9 Million Compensation Package To Ex-CEO

March 22, 2010 (Comments Off on Cigna Gives $110.9 Million Compensation Package To Ex-CEO)

By Sam Stein for Huffington Post – The insurance giant Cigna last year gave compensation packages worth more than $120 million to two executives who left the company, according to a filing with... 

Monday Night: Let’s Discuss the Health Bill

March 21, 2010 (8 Comments)

Join Healthcare-NOW! for a conference call exposing the last minute negotiations of the health care bill and the ramifications of the mandate to purchase private insurance when public programs like Medicaid... 

Dennis Kucinich and Ralph Nader: A Discussion on Healthcare, Politics and Reform

March 18, 2010 (1 Comment)

From Democracy Now! – Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio announced on Wednesday he would switch his vote on the Democrat-led healthcare reform bill and support the legislation even though it does... 

Kucinich’s Healthcare Sell-out

March 18, 2010 (13 Comments)

by Billy Wharton – The Obama administration cracked a tough nut today in their relentless drive to sponsor a corporate restructuring of the American healthcare system. Dennis Kucinich, who had been... 

Healthcare Not Warfare Vigils in 82 Districts on March 17

March 16, 2010 (1 Comment)

From Progressive Democrats of America – Labor and advocacy groups organized “brown bag” lunch vigils against war funding in 22 congressional districts in January and 67 in February.... 

Blame the Pharmaceutical Industry

March 15, 2010 (1 Comment)

By Debra Grace Khattab for the Women’s Economic Agenda Project – I have read many articles about the failure of President Obama and Congress to enact either Single Payer, or at least a public... 

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