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Single-Payer Activist Guide to the ACA Now Available

January 30, 2014 (Comments Off on Single-Payer Activist Guide to the ACA Now Available)

Almost 200 supporters have received their “Single-Payer Activist Guide to the Affordable Care Act” as gifts for donations since December, and it is now available at wholesale prices at our... 

Med Students Lobby for New Yorkers’ Health

January 30, 2014 (Comments Off on Med Students Lobby for New Yorkers’ Health)

By Claire Hughes for TimesUnion.com – Doctors must advocate for their patients’ health — with supervisors who approve procedures, for instance, or insurance companies that pay for services. On... 

The Worst Health Insurance Company of 2013

January 28, 2014 (5 Comments)

The 2013 Award for Profiteering and Deceit in the Private Health Insurance Industry goes to… UnitedHealth for paying its CEO, Stephen Hemsley, $49 million in 2012. We want to thank everyone who participated.... 

Labor Builds Support for Medicare for All

January 27, 2014 (Comments Off on Labor Builds Support for Medicare for All)

While Obamacare Enrollment Continues to Lag, Labor Builds Support for Expanded and Improved Medicare for All By Pearl Korn for Huffington Post – The 113th Congress will likely be remembered as the... 

The ACA and America’s Health-Care Mess

January 24, 2014 (Comments Off on The ACA and America’s Health-Care Mess)

By Gerald Friedman for Dollars and Sense – While it was enacted in 2010 without a single Republican vote, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), a.k.a. “Obamacare,” was built... 

Lance Armstrong’s Doctor Calls for Single-Payer System

January 23, 2014 (Comments Off on Lance Armstrong’s Doctor Calls for Single-Payer System)

By Deanna Pogorelc for MedCity News – The latest outcry for a single-payer healthcare system comes from a duo of prominent cancer doctors who call on their fellow oncologists to support what they... 

True Single-Payer Healthcare System Being Considered in New York Assembly

January 23, 2014 (Comments Off on True Single-Payer Healthcare System Being Considered in New York Assembly)

From Truthout – New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, who represents the Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen sections of Manhattan (D-75th District), has introduced a bill to implement a true... 

Host An ‘Everybody INstitute’ with Healthcare-NOW!

January 22, 2014 (Comments Off on Host An ‘Everybody INstitute’ with Healthcare-NOW!)

Would you like to jump start single-payer organizing in your area with an Everybody INstitute? An Everybody INstitute is a one or two day training focused on developing skills and strategies for single-payer... 

Single-Payer Is Not Dead

January 15, 2014 (5 Comments)

By Froma Harrop for Real Clear Politics – The prospects for single-payer health care — adored by many liberals, despised by private health insurers and looking better all the time to others... 

Is Obamacare a Step Toward Single-Payer?

January 15, 2014 (Comments Off on Is Obamacare a Step Toward Single-Payer?)

By Gary Lapon for SocialistWorker.org – NO, NO and no: That’s been the Republican Party position on health care reform since the Obama administration’s first months in office. No matter... 

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