The Real News Network covered our rally for single-payer healthcare on July 30th and interviewed David Swanson of AfterDowningStreet.org. From the Real News Network: An amendment introduced by representative Anthony Weiner, which would have created national single payer, has been traded in for a vote on the House floor in September, as a part of…

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ABC News is presenting a full day of in-depth of coverage on President Barack Obama’s healthcare proposal today, Wednesday, June 24, 10pm EST. This includes an hour-long Primetime “town hall” discussion featuring Obama and questions from audience members. The ABC press release says that the town hall discussion will be moderated by Charles Gibson, Diane…

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Would save $400 billion on bureaucracy, enough to cover all 46 million uninsured Americans Challenging head-on the powerful private insurance and pharmaceutical industries, Vermont’s Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a single-payer health reform bill, the American Health Security Act of 2009, in the U.S. Senate Wednesday. The bill is the first to directly take on the…

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You wouldn’t know it from the candidates’ debates or reports on the major television networks, but a majority of Americans favor a government-run health insurance system similar to Canada’s. Those lining up to support single-payer health care include medical professionals, business people, and many Republicans. Dr. Rocky White has been all of those things. White…

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A report from Houston TX – Houston’s RALLY for Health Care Reform was held on 10/4/08 and marked our first single-payer speak out gathering over 60 organizations for co sponsorship, endorsement and supporters from a diverse coalition of professional and consumer health organizations, peace & justice and progressive community and even a table by the…

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Michele Swenson, of HuffingtonPost.com, writes: The excesses of the health insurance industry resemble those of Wall Street and the subprime housing market, typified by privatized profits for insurers and socialized risk for taxpayers and consumers. It’s called gaming the system for profit – whether it’s Wall Street investments in dubious credit instruments for massive short-term…

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