Submitted by Sarah on Mon, 09/22/2008 - 12:51am
Submitted by Sarah on Sat, 09/13/2008 - 7:24pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Sat, 09/13/2008 - 12:51pm
League supports universal health care
The League of Women Voters endorse the efforts of Illinois State Rep. Mary Flowers, chief co-sponsor of HB 311, The Health Care for All Illinois Act; U.S. Rep. John Conyors of Michigan, chief sponsor of HR 676, Guaranteed Health Care for All Americans Act; and all other organizations and individuals working to build support through education and advocacy on the health care crisis in the United States, and a practical solution. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 09/12/2008 - 5:55pm
Healthcare-NOW! and the single-payer movement needs your support in Washington DC Monday, September 22nd! In addition to the 2nd Annual Health Care Justice Vigil at the Capitol Reflecting Pool at 6pm, Single-Payer Activists will be demonstrating at the the American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Conference on Medicaid and Medicare. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Sarah on Fri, 09/12/2008 - 10:46am
There's a story around Dallas about a young man stopping to help a couple struggling with a flat tire Sunday night.
(hat tip to bringiton)
I sure wish we had more stories about deeds like this.
I sure wish we had more young men like this.
I sure wish we had a country where this was the norm. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Tue, 09/09/2008 - 12:26pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Mon, 09/08/2008 - 10:02pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 09/05/2008 - 10:34am
9/6 MON: non-profit & single-payer healthcare leafleting
Please join the Coalition Against Privatization at the Labor Day Parade, Saturday September 6, 2008 at 9:30am.
CAP members will be using the Labor Day Parade as an outreach opportunity to distribute leaflets to marchers and on-lookers about the for-profit conversion of GHI and HIP, as well as healthcare as a human right and single-payer bill HR 676. Join us for the festivities! Read below the fold...
Submitted by chicago dyke on Mon, 09/01/2008 - 10:33am
So, sadly, the growing season is winding down and harvest time will soon be here. I expect many of us will be very busy. But after the last of the cans and dried herbs have been put up, it'll be time for me to return to the indoor project list. This year's first job: putting a proper floor on a 10x12 concrete basement surface. It's my office, and it's damn cold in the winter. I'd like to change that. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Tue, 08/12/2008 - 7:23pm
Why not single-payer?
HR676 is a publicly financed, privately delivered, improved and expanded Medicare for all. It provides comprehensive health care services, including preventive, dental, vision, mental health, prescription drugs, long term care, among others. No deductibles, no co-pays. Your choice of physicians and hospitals. Comprehensive coverage would certainly "fit all." Out-of-control increases in premiums fit nobody. Read below the fold...
Submitted by FrenchDoc on Mon, 08/11/2008 - 12:51am
Submitted by DCblogger on Sun, 08/10/2008 - 1:20pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 08/08/2008 - 12:17pm
Sometimes we win one:
AUSTIN, Texas - Affirming that “every person deserves access to affordable, quality health care” and noting that area residents are not getting it, the Austin City Council called today for the enactment of a nonprofit, single-payer national health insurance program. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Thu, 08/07/2008 - 2:01pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Thu, 08/07/2008 - 9:33am