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Health reform puts women in harm’s way

August 31, 2010 (Comments Off on Health reform puts women in harm’s way)

By M. Tracey Brooks for the Times Union – The people of New York and the nation should be outraged at the sacrifices being made in health care reform to the detriment of women. After taking a major... 

Oregon to Look at Single-Payer Bill Next Session

August 27, 2010 (1 Comment)

Advocates for a dedicated tax to pay for basic health coverage want to introduce a single-payer bill next session By David Rosenfeld for The Lund Report – A loose coalition of single-payer advocates... 

Action Alert: Talk the Talk

August 25, 2010 (Comments Off on Action Alert: Talk the Talk)

Healthcare-NOW! recently launched the Campaign to Preserve and Protect Medicare and Social Security. We need to make sure Congress knows that we will not stand for cuts or privatization of Medicare or... 

Personal Cost of Current Health Care Policy

August 24, 2010 (1 Comment)

By Joan Brunwasser for OpEdNews – My guest today is Lynn Petrovich, a CPA and long-time advocate for universal health care. Welcome to OpEdNews, Lynn. You recently wrote an op ed piece about your... 

Health Care Advocates Ask Insurance Commissioners: Which Side Are You On?

August 23, 2010 (1 Comment)

By the Backbone Campaign – On Monday, August 16, a terrific creative action to challenge the collusion between corporate and elected power was organized by Backbone Campaign’s Roger Fulton... 

Action Alert: Your Vote is Needed

August 23, 2010 (1 Comment)

As you may know, the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process will examine the United States’ human rights record this November. To make sure that people’s voices are heard throughout... 

Action Alert: Stand With Kate

August 17, 2010 (6 Comments)

Two weeks ago we sent an action alert about the unfair targeting of activists in New York City. The response was tremendous. Hundreds of people made calls last week and successfully pressured the DA’s... 

Single-Payer is Inevitable

August 12, 2010 (1 Comment)

Progressives and Conservatives Agree By Rob Stone, MD – “The new health care legislation is a step toward elimination, by slow strangulation, of private health insurance and establishment of government... 

Gibbs Says Single Payer Supporters on Drugs; Was Obama Using in 2003?

August 11, 2010 (12 Comments)

By Jon Walker for FireDogLake – President Obama’s press secretary, Robert Gibbs, decided to attack single payer health care, a system used very effectively in many first-world countries, as some... 

The Happy Dance of Richard Kirsch

August 11, 2010 (7 Comments)

From CorrentWire.com – Every once in a while, Richard Kirsch, does a “happy dance” article celebrating his own Health Care for America Now campaign for health care reform, whose outcome... 

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