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Call for Workshop Proposals

July 29, 2013 (Comments Off on Call for Workshop Proposals)

Healthcare-NOW! will be hosting its National Strategy Conference for the single-payer healthcare movement the weekend of October 5-6 this year in Nashville, TN. Participants are invited to submit workshop... 

Stepping Up Our Organizing

July 25, 2013 (1 Comment)

The single-payer healthcare movement has been busy, and the next few months will be packed with organizing efforts as well. With so much going on, we’re thrilled that National Nurses United (NNU)... 

New York City Labor Council Endorses HR 676

July 22, 2013 (2 Comments)

By Kay Tillow, UnionsForSinglePayer.org – The Executive Board of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, unanimously approved a resolution supporting HR 676, national single payer health... 

Send a Letter to the Editor for Medicare for All

July 18, 2013 (Comments Off on Send a Letter to the Editor for Medicare for All)

Writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper is this week’s action to support Medicare-for-all! Go here to easily tell your local newspaper that, instead of cuts, we should expand Medicare... 

T-Shirts On Sale!

July 17, 2013 (2 Comments)

To celebrate Medicare’s 48 anniversary this July, all of our “Improved Medicare for All” t-shirts are on sale for $15 until Sunday! Go to our online store to get yours now. The t-shirts... 

Pause in Honor of Medicare

July 16, 2013 (Comments Off on Pause in Honor of Medicare)

By Richard Propp, M.D. for the Times Union (Albany, N.Y.) – At this time of year I usually start thinking about the passage of Medicare in July of 1965. How in the world did President Johnson decide... 

July 30 – Medicare Turns 48!

July 11, 2013 (1 Comment)

On July 30, 2013, Medicare turns 48! Tell Congress and the President that we should expand Medicare to cover everyone. Medicare has provided longer, healthier lives and basic health security for two generations... 

‘Obamacare’ Bends for Big Business… Again

July 11, 2013 (2 Comments)

Critics blast Obama’s decision to delay mandated employer health insurance in Affordable Care Act that was already a concession to private industry By Sarah Lazare for Common Dreams – The... 

A Road Map to State Single Payer

July 10, 2013 (3 Comments)

This year, some of our movement’s most inspirational organizing has focused on state-level single-payer healthcare legislation. Consequently, our ally Public Citizen released a report today titled... 

Anthony Weiner’s single-payer plan is progressive, but not single-payer

July 5, 2013 (2 Comments)

By Reid Pillfant for Capital New York – Advocates for a single-payer health care plan see plenty of reasons to like Anthony Weiner’s proposed overhaul of the city’s health system. They... 

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