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Central Labor Council Breakfast Builds Support for Single Payer, HR 676

December 18, 2013 (Comments Off on Central Labor Council Breakfast Builds Support for Single Payer, HR 676)

From UnionsForSinglePayer.org – U.S. Congressman John Conyers (D MI), chief sponsor of HR 676, was honored at a December 6th Labor Breakfast co-hosted by the New York City Central Labor Council... 

Bernie Sanders introduces The American Health Security Act

December 11, 2013 (26 Comments)

Introduced in the Senate, December 9, 2013 Download S. 1782, The American Health Security Act of 2013 (189 pages). Summary of S. 1782, The American Health Security Act of 2013 The American Health Security... 

Colin Powell pitches single-payer health care in U.S.

December 11, 2013 (9 Comments)

By Alex Lazar fro ABC News – Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has waded into the health care debate with a broad endorsement of the kind of universal health plan found in Europe, Canada and... 

Single Payer Is Getting a Second Life as Obamacare Frustration Peaks

December 11, 2013 (3 Comments)

From the Daily Beast – Could anger at the Obamacare rollout make Americans more receptive to a kind of Medicare-for-all system? That’s what activists are hoping—and they’re plotting a state-by-state... 

How to Revive the Fight for Single-Payer

December 6, 2013 (2 Comments)

Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington is optimistic that it will come—if we give states the tools to adopt it at their own pace. By William Greider for the Nation – When the media frenzy subsides and... 

An Outsider on the Inside

December 4, 2013 (1 Comment)

Though battling terminal illness, Tim Carpenter is still busy moving Congress left. By Cole Stangler for In These Times – Tim Carpenter is the national director of Progressive Democrats of America... 

Mercy Killers – Video Interview with Michael Milligan

December 4, 2013 (Comments Off on Mercy Killers – Video Interview with Michael Milligan)

Arts Happening Presents: Mercy Killers Arts Happening Presents: Mercy Killers from Northside Town Hall on Vimeo. Mercy Killers is a one-man play by Michael Milligan. Joe loves apple pie, Rush Limbaugh,... 

Vote for the Worst Health Insurance Company of 2013

December 3, 2013 (3 Comments)

Now’s your chance to vote for the worst health insurance company of 2013! The nominees are… UnitedHealth for paying its CEO, Stephen Hemsley, $49 million last year. Moda Health for paying $40... 

The Real Fix for Obamacare’s Flaws: Medicare for All

December 2, 2013 (1 Comment)

By RoseAnn DeMoro for the Guardian – Lost amidst the well-chronicled travails of the Affordable Care Act rollout are the long term effects of people struggling to get the health coverage they need...