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ObamaCare’s architects reap windfall as Washington lobbyists

August 30, 2013 (7 Comments)

By Megan R. Wilson for The Hill – ObamaCare has become big business for an elite network of Washington lobbyists and consultants who helped shape the law from the inside. More than 30 former administration... 

Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice Endorses HR 676

August 27, 2013 (2 Comments)

From Unions for Single Payer – Mary Shesgreen, a member of the steering committee of Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, reports that her organization has made a “wholehearted endorsement”... 

Nominate the Worst Inurance Company of 2013

August 20, 2013 (3 Comments)

Congress is in recess for the rest of August, and we thought we’d try something new. So we created, and are now taking nominations for, The 2013 Award for Profiteering and Deceit in the Private Health... 

Laborers call for a fix to ACA’s “destructive” impact on unions

August 13, 2013 (Comments Off on Laborers call for a fix to ACA’s “destructive” impact on unions)

From Unions for Single Payer – The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) was one of a handful of unions that did not support the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable... 

Let’s Talk About Health Care and I Don’t Mean the ACA

August 13, 2013 (12 Comments)

By Deborah Burger, RN and NNU Co-president – Let’s talk about health care. I don’t mean debating the Affordable Care Act. I mean health care, as in: If everyone needs health care,... 

March On Washington

August 12, 2013 (Comments Off on March On Washington)

In just a couple of weeks, on Saturday, August 24, people from around the country will convene on Washington, D.C. to mark the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 civil rights “March on Washington for Jobs... 

Sen. Reid: Obamacare ‘Absolutely’ A Step Toward A Single-Payer System

August 12, 2013 (21 Comments)

By Avik Roy for Forbes – When I speak to conservatives about health care policy, I’m often asked the question: “Do you think that Obamacare is secretly a step toward single-payer health care?”... 

Medicare’s 48th Celebration Updates

August 7, 2013 (2 Comments)

We want to thank all of the single-payer activists all over the country for all of their hard work in organizing celebrations for Medicare’s 48th anniversary! There were over 30 actions this year... 

Lawmakers and Advocates Rally for Expansion of Program to Include Every American

August 5, 2013 (1 Comment)

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Rep Keith Ellison, Others Push for Single-Payer Health Care System From Public Citizen – WASHINGTON, D.C. – To mark the 48th anniversary... 

‘Medicare for All’ would cover everyone, save billions in first year

August 2, 2013 (77 Comments)

From PNHP – Economist says Canadian-style, single-payer health plan would reap huge savings from reduced paperwork and from negotiated drug prices, enough to pay for quality coverage for all –...