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Winning Medicare for All? “I Like Our Chances”

February 28, 2013 (6 Comments)

Despite insights, Time magazine’s cover story falls short on remedy By James Kahn for Common Dreams – In his recent Time magazine article, Steven Brill paints a vivid and rather depressing... 

How the Insurer Knows You Just Stocked Up on Ice Cream and Beer

February 26, 2013 (1 Comment)

By Jen Wieczner for the Wall Street Journal – Your company already knows whether you have been taking your meds, getting your teeth cleaned and going for regular medical checkups. Now some employers... 

Why Workers Should Be Wary About Corporate Wellness

February 26, 2013 (3 Comments)

By Steve Early for the Nation – A growing number of US companies are now urging their employees to slim down, exercise more, reduce their cholesterol and blood pressure levels, or quit smoking—all... 

Why Tea Party Gov. Rick Scott Flip-Flopped on Obamacare

February 22, 2013 (4 Comments)

By Stephanie Mencimer for Mother Jones – Florida Gov. Rick Scott was elected in 2010 almost entirely thanks to his activism opposing the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Scott spent... 

Take Action – Medicare for All Act Reintroduced

February 20, 2013 (3 Comments)

We’re excited to announce that Rep John Conyers (D-Mich.) reintroduced HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, last week. The bill had 37 initial cosponsors and an additional three... 

Health Care Spending: A 21st Century Gold Rush

February 15, 2013 (Comments Off on Health Care Spending: A 21st Century Gold Rush)

By Dr. Philip Caper for the Bangor Daily News – Winston Churchill once remarked, “Americans will always do the right thing, once they’ve exhausted all alternatives.” His observation, at least... 

Conyers Reintroduces National Single-Payer Health Care Bill

February 14, 2013 (Comments Off on Conyers Reintroduces National Single-Payer Health Care Bill)

Today, Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) reintroduced H.R. 676, “The Expanded And Improved Medicare For All Act.” This bill would establish a privately-delivered, publicly-financed universal... 

Call Congress – Single-Payer Bill to be Reintroduced

February 11, 2013 (14 Comments)

Ask your Representative to become an original cosponsor of HR 676: “The Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act.” today! Rep. John Conyers is going to reintroduce national, single-payer... 

Growing Support for Single-Payer in Oregon

February 6, 2013 (3 Comments)

An Oregon house bill sponsored by Rep. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland, is not expected to pass, but advocates claim momentum By Christopher David Gray for the Lund Report – Nearly a thousand people... 

Hundreds rally for single-payer healthcare in Oregon

February 5, 2013 (1 Comment)

By Bennett Hall for Corvallis Gazette-Times – Hundreds of people from all over Oregon rallied in Salem on the first day of the legislative session to call attention to what they claim is a broken... 

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