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Support Federal Medicare for All Legislation

From Healthcare-NOW! (http://www.healthcare-now.org/): Very soon Representative John Conyers will re-introduce HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act! There is a brief window to ask your Representative to become an “original co-sponsor” of the legislation before it is … Continue reading

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Urge PA’s Senators to Support Single Payer Healthcare for All

The cause of universal healthcare is alive and well. Not only is the state of Vermont moving toward a single-payer system, but Vermont’s U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill and is holding a hearing on the benefits other … Continue reading

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Economist Speaks in Pittsburgh About Single Payer

From Health Care for All PA (http://www.healthcare4allpa.org/): Economist Gerald Friedman PhD spoke in November about the Pennsylvania Health Care System. A study released in March of 2013 (http://www.healthcare4allpa.org/education-fund/donate-to-ed-fund/) confirms that this Single Payer system is viable and would provide comprehensive health … Continue reading

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Single-Payer Activism Gets Boost from Obamacare

Posted at http://www.healthcare-now.org/single-payer-activism-gets-boost-from-obamacare 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 Care Act has buoyed their cause … Continue reading

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Single-Payer is Not Dead

Froma Harrop, Nation of Change, Op-Ed Posted at http://www.nationofchange.org/single-payer-not-dead-1389711871 The prospects for single-payer health care — adored by many liberals, despised by private health insurers and looking better all the time to others — did not die in the Affordable … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders introduces The American Health Security Act

From Healthcare-NOW! (http://www.healthcare-now.org): The American Health Security Act of 2013 (S. 1782) provides every American with affordable and comprehensive health care services through the establishment of a national American Health Security Program that requires each participating state to set up … Continue reading

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The Single-Payer Signal in the Obamacare Noise

Posted at http://www.nationofchange.org/single-payer-signal-obamacare-noise-1383294715 David Sirota, Nation of Change Op-Ed Whenever scandal arises in Washington, D.C., the fight between the two parties typically ends up being a competition to identify a concise message in the chaos – or, as scientists might … Continue reading

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Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor Medicare for All Act

Government employees returned to work recently, and the price of averting a default on the country’s debts was the creation of a bi-partisan committee instructed to develop a long-term plan, by December 13, to reform Medicaid, Medicare, and other federal … Continue reading

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Health Care for All: Why We Need a New Prescription

Posted at http://www.pnhp.org/news/2013/october/health-care-for-all-why-we-need-a-new-prescription A conversation with Dr. Don McCanne By Scott Tucker Truthdig, Oct. 1, 2013 The right-wing assault on Obamacare is a distraction, but the “progressive” (or rather party line) defense of the Affordable Care Act is also a … Continue reading

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Write a Letter to the Editor in Support of Medicare for All to Celebrate Medicare Anniversary

From Healthcare NOW (http://www.healthcarenow.org): Writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper is this week’s action to support Medicare-for-all! Go to http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/6055/letter/?letter_KEY=853 to easily tell your local newspaper that, instead of cuts, we should expand Medicare to cover … Continue reading

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