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Gains for Healthcare, Despite Obama (tags)

The movement for single-payer achieved its first major victory in the United States in 2011 when the Governor of Vermont signed a single-payer bill into law. Under rules of the Obama-care bill, however, Vermont will not be able to enact the legislation until 2017, but Vermont is seeking waivers to enact the bill in 2014. Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer is also asking for a waiver from the federal government to set-up single payer health care in Montana.

Vermont Enacts Conditional Universal Healthcare Coverage (tags)

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BTL:Vermont Moves Closer to Establishing Nation's First Single-Payer Health Care System (tags)

Interview with Dr. Deborah Richter, president of Vermont for Single Payer, conducted by Scott Harris

Green U.S. Senate Candidate: We Need a Single-Payer "Medicare-for-all" Health Care System (tags)

"The so-called 'health care reform' bill signed into law by Democratic President Barack Obama earlier this year was in reality a thinly-disguised scheme to bailout Wall Street billionaires who made huge investments in private health insurance companies that lately had been experiencing a decline in revenues as a result of a rapidly shrinking customer base."

Teach-in on Single-Payer "Medicare for all" Healthcare, Anaheim, Oct 9th (tags)

Richard Gingery, M.D, a member of "Physicians for a National Health Program," a non-profit research and education organization composed of 17,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals, will do a "teach-in" showing how a single-payer "Medicare for All"-type system is the best public option for solving the healthcare crisis here in the United States.

Daily L.A. Single-Payer Healthcare Rallies --ANNOUNCING "CAMP HEALTHCARE" (tags)

STAND!! With L.A.'S "CAMP HEALTHCARE!!" STAND FOR THE NEXT SIX WEEKS WITH THE PEOPLE FOR THE REAL HEALTHCARE REFORMS!!

Report Back from Healthcare Town Hall Meeting with Diane Watson (tags)

The Town Hall Meeting with Diane Watson at the Ward African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Central last Thursday night was actually very organized and productive. Missing were the right-wing crazies, wielding posters depicting comparisons of Obama and Hitler that we have seen at previous town halls.

Healthcare Town Meeting -- Congresswoman Diane Watson (tags)

Health Care - Tell Your Story - Kill the Rumors on Thursday, August 27th at 6:30pm. Congresswoman Diane E. Watson and Speaker of the House Karen Bass will highlight how the Healthcare Reform will impact us.

Real Health Care Reform - Universal Single Payer (tags)

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Obamcare - A Health Care Rationing Scheme to Enrich Insurers, Drug Companies and Large Hos (tags)

Obamacare will make a bad health care system worse.

BTL:Advocates for Single-Payer Fight to be Heard in U.S. Healthcare Debate (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Health Advocate McGuire Speaks Out for Single-Payer (tags)

Andrew McGuire, who's been active in grass-roots health campaigns for over 35 years, came to San Diego May 7 to speak at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church as part of his campaign to get a single-payer health care system enacted and operating in California. McGuire was eloquent about the "immoral, demeaning and lethal" health care system the U.S. has now, and the political pressures making reform impossible at the federal level,but even some progressives in his audience were concerned about details in the plan he was promoting.

BTL:Single-Payer Marginalized at Obama Health Care Reform Summit (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Amy Goodman: The Single-Payer Solution (tags)

As the media coverage of the Democratic presidential race continues to focus on lapel pins and pastors, America is ailing. As I travel around the country, I find people are angry and motivated. Like Dr. Rocky White, a physician from a conservative, evangelical background who practices in rural Alamosa, Colo.

The Democratic Candidates on Health Care (tags)

The issue of health care is on the minds of millions of American workers. The crisis of the health care industry is well-documented in Michael Moore’s popular new film “SiCKO”. After two terms under Bush, many are looking to the Democrats as an alternative. Every Democrat running for President has a “health care plan” – but what exactly does this mean? Can any of these “liberal” representatives of the ruling class really offer American workers a way out of the disaster of private health insurance?

Third-Party Assembly Candidate Shines in Contentious League of Women Voters Debate (tags)

Third-party candidate James Smith steals the show at League of Women Voters debate for the 53rd Assembly race.

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