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Single-Payer Activism Gets Boost from Obamacare

January 14, 2014 (8 Comments)

By Claire Hughes for the Times Union – Dr. Richard Propp and Alice Brody thought Obamacare might sink their movement. Instead, based on the interest they say they are getting, the federal Affordable... 

Vermont House Committee Considers Road to Single Payer

January 13, 2014 (1 Comment)

From the Brattleboro Reformer – The health care committee of the Vermont House is lining up some of the tasks that will have to be finished before the state rolls out the first-in-the-nation single... 

Maine Advocates Push for Single-Payer Care System

January 13, 2014 (2 Comments)

From the AP – A government-run health care system in Maine would provide universal coverage to residents, cut down on administrative costs and free businesses from the complexities of providing... 

The Left After the Failure of Obamacare

January 7, 2014 (18 Comments)

By Shamus Cooke for Truth-Out – It’s satisfying to watch rats flee a sinking ship. This is because onlookers knew the ship was doomed long ago, and swimming rats signify that the drawn-out tragedy... 

The Obamacare We Deserve

January 7, 2014 (Comments Off on The Obamacare We Deserve)

By Michael Moore for the New York Times – Today marks the beginning of health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s new insurance exchanges, for which two million Americans have signed... 

Discretionary Deeming: How Libby Montana Got Improved Medicare With Free Drugs

January 7, 2014 (1 Comment)

By Kay Tillow, Unions for Single Payer – Buried deep in the health reform law is Section 10323. It amends the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage to individuals exposed to environmental... 

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