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Tim Carpenter’s Politics of Radical Inclusion: In the Streets and in the Polling Booths

April 30, 2014 (Comments Off on Tim Carpenter’s Politics of Radical Inclusion: In the Streets and in the Polling Booths)

By John Nichols for the Nation – Tim Carpenter never lost faith in the very real prospect of a very radical change for the better. And he never lost his organizer’s certainty that the tipping... 

Save the Date: Healthcare-NOW!’s 10th Anniversary Strategy Conference

April 23, 2014 (2 Comments)

This year marks our 10th anniversary! Marilyn Clement founded Healthcare-NOW! in 2004 originally under the title “Campaign for a National Health Program NOW.” We are doing something extraordinary... 

Single-Payer System Would Be a Boon to the Economy, Public Citizen Report Says

April 21, 2014 (11 Comments)

New System Would Boost Economy, Reduce Costs and Eliminate Unfair Burdens on Companies That Provide Health Insurance Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C. – A publicly funded, universal health care system would... 

Forget Obamacare

April 21, 2014 (Comments Off on Forget Obamacare)

Vermont wants to bring single payer to America By Sarah Kliff for Vox – Saskatchewan is a vast prairie province in the middle of Canada. It’s home to hockey great Gordie Howe and the world’s... 

The Neoliberal Turn in American Health Care

April 21, 2014 (3 Comments)

By A.W. Gaffney for Jacobin – The failings of the Affordable Care Act are rooted in a long shift away from the idea of a truly universal health care. Last year’s three-ring Congressional shutdown... 

A Pro-Single Payer Doctor’s Concerns About Obamacare

April 14, 2014 (1 Comment)

By Adam Gaffney for Salon – As a single-payer advocate who is also a doctor, I was concerned after the Affordable Care Act was passed that it didn’t do enough to combat rising underinsurance.... 

Listen: Health Care for All – Texas Open Journal April Episode

April 9, 2014 (Comments Off on Listen: Health Care for All – Texas Open Journal April Episode)

Health Care for All – Texas’s Open Journal radio series on healthcare reform was today, Wednesday, April 9th on KPFT 90.1FM (Houston) at 9:30am. Their guest this month was Dr. Gerald Friedman. Listen... 

As Vermont Goes, So Goes the Nation?

April 9, 2014 (Comments Off on As Vermont Goes, So Goes the Nation?)

By Molly Worthen for The New York Times – When most liberals hear the words “third party,” they have nasty flashbacks to Ralph Nader’s spoiler campaign in 2000. The history buffs among them... 

Action Alert: Don’t Eliminate Thousands of Immigrants’ Medicare Benefits

April 4, 2014 (Comments Off on Action Alert: Don’t Eliminate Thousands of Immigrants’ Medicare Benefits)

President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal would “involuntarily disenroll” some (fewer than 5,000) undocumented immigrants currently receiving some Medicare benefits–even those who... 

Maine House OKs Bill to Study Single-Payer System

April 3, 2014 (1 Comment)

By the AP – Maine’s Democratic-controlled House has given initial approval to a proposal to have the state examine whether to implement a universal health insurance coverage system. The House... 

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