Archive for June 2016

Take Action: Ask the DNC to adopt single payer in the 2016 platform!

On Friday June 24, the Democratic Party‚Äôs Platform Drafting Committee rejected an amendment that would have committed the Party to fight for Medicare for All, by a 7-to-6 vote. Fortunately, there are steps you can take right now to help us make sure Medicare for All is on the 2016 Democratic Party platform! 1. Volunteer…

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DNC Committee Votes Against Single Payer

On Friday June 24, the Democratic Party’s Platform Drafting Committee rejected an amendment that would have committed the Party to fight for Medicare for All, by a 7-to-6 vote. The vote is a slap in the face to the 81% of Democrats who support Medicare for All. Many believed that the Platform process would be…

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Petition Calling for Single Payer in DNC Platform

Given the fact that the US spends 2.5 times the average of other industrialized countries, yet we don’t provide healthcare to everyone; and that Medical outcomes such as infant mortality and life expectancy, and equality of access, are much better in other countries; and that 58% of all Americans support Medicare for All, including 81%…

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David Ball

My Healthcare Story During a routine check-up several months ago my doctor decided to take an x-ray to evaluate my back pain. On the film it showed a suspicious mass on my kidney which after two CAT scans turned out to be cancer. Because it was caught before I had any symptoms and the Veterans…

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