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Nurses Union Will Keep Fighting for Medicare for All

July 18, 2012 (Comments Off on Nurses Union Will Keep Fighting for Medicare for All)

By Rose Ann DeMoro for the Nation – Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, former insurance company executive Wendell Potter’s appeal to single payer advocates to “bury... 

States could leave millions of low-income people uninsured

July 18, 2012 (Comments Off on States could leave millions of low-income people uninsured)

The new Medicaid “doughnut hole” From the Washington Post – For Gov. Rick Perry, saying “no” to the federal health care law could also mean turning away up to 1.3 million Texans,... 

July 30: Celebrate Medicare’s 47th Anniversary

July 17, 2012 (2 Comments)

Coming in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to largely uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare’s 47th anniversary on Monday, July 30 is a great opportunity to highlight why we... 

Healthcare Advocates: Time To Bury the Hatchet

July 13, 2012 (6 Comments)

By Wendell Potter for the Nation – Health insurance executives breathed a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court upheld their favorite part of the Affordable Care Act (the part that is one of the... 

Medicare for all CA Bus tour: In West Covina Tonight SiCKO ‘Sisters’ Reunite

July 12, 2012 (Comments Off on Medicare for all CA Bus tour: In West Covina Tonight SiCKO ‘Sisters’ Reunite)

By Donna Smith – What: SiCKO Reunion on final summer 2012 Medicare for all bus tour in California When: Thursday, July 12 – health screenings 3-6 pm, and town hall at 6:30 pm Where: West Covina... 

Petition to TIAA-CREF: Move Your Money Out of Private Health Insurance!

July 12, 2012 (1 Comment)

Socially responsible investors were shocked to learn TIAA-CREF, one of the largest pension funds in the world, invests their socially responsible funds in major private health insurance companies. Private... 

Medicaid expansion a tough sell to governors of both parties

July 12, 2012 (Comments Off on Medicaid expansion a tough sell to governors of both parties)

By N.C. Aizenman and Karen Tumulty for the Washington Post – While the resistance of Republican governors has dominated the debate over the health-care law in the wake of last month’s Supreme... 

Nixoncare Finally Wins

July 12, 2012 (Comments Off on Nixoncare Finally Wins)

By Margaret Kimberley for Black Agenda Report – “The time is at hand this year to bring comprehensive, high-quality health care within the reach of every American. I shall propose a sweeping... 

Medicare. For All. For Life. Everywhere.

July 12, 2012 (Comments Off on Medicare. For All. For Life. Everywhere.)

When the Medicare for All bus gets stuck, a neighborhood shows its true spirit By Donna Smith – After spending the past month on the California Nurses Association ‘Medicare for All’... 

Organizing a Petitioning Campaign

July 11, 2012 (Comments Off on Organizing a Petitioning Campaign)

Thank you to everyone who participated in our April Skill-Building Call on organizing a petitioning campaign — and a special thank you to Josh Starcher and Omar Kutty from Healthcare-NOW! –... 

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