Posts Tagged ‘payer’

DCCC Takes Money From Insurance Lobbyist As They Oppose Single Payer

DCCC Takes Money From Insurance Lobbyist As They Oppose Single Payer Above Photo: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at a health care rally in San Francisco, California on September 22, 2017. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. In April 2017, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) wanted to find out the best way for its candidates to address […]

Health Insurance And Pharma Block Hopes For Single-Payer Health Care

Health Insurance And Pharma Block Hopes For Single-Payer Health Care Above Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont hosted a town hall recently to discuss the Medicare for All Act, during which he emphasized a conflict of interest around involving the private sector in healthcare. “Right now, we have a healthcare system that is […]

Single Payer Could Stop The Rural Hospital Closure Crisis

Single Payer Could Stop The Rural Hospital Closure Crisis Above Photo: In 2015, Novant Health made the decision to close down Franklin Medical Center, in Louisburg. Taylor Sisk. America’s rural hospitals are closing down at an alarming rate. According to the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program, there were seventy-two rural hospital closures between 2010 and 2016, close to […]

Jacob Hacker Rises Again To Stop Single Payer

Jacob Hacker Rises Again To Stop Single Payer Above Photo: By Erik McGregor In the article linked below, The Road to Medicare for Everyone, Jacob Hacker is once again working to dissuade single payer healthcare supporters from demanding National Improved Medicare for All and use our language to send us down a false path. Once again, […]

The Collapse Of Trumpcare And The Rise Of Single Payer

Above Photo: Kaytee Riek/ Flickr Two major developments in September upended US healthcare politics. The month’s end saw the failure of a last-ditch blitz by Senate Republicans to dispatch the Affordable Care Act (ACA) via the Graham-Cassidy bill, a painful defeat for opponents of Obamacare, including President Trump. And on 13 September, Senator Bernie Sanders’ single-payer […]

Fool Me Twice: Trojan Horse Democrats Pile Into The House Of Single-Payer

Above Photo: From thepolemicist.net It’s great that more than a third of Democratic senators have signed on to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-All bill. It’s a potentially strong bill that’s been welcomed by single-payer activist organizations like Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) and National Nurses United (NNU), and it represents a victory for the tireless […]

Single Payer Is On The National Agenda—And It’s Thanks To People’s Movements

Note: While single payer, improved Medicare for all is the answer to the health crisis in the United States (and it is a crisis when tens of thousands are dying each year) that does not mean Senator Sanders has it right. We will be issues an analysis of the Sanders bill. At this stage I […]

Celebrate Medicare’s Anniversary: Join Call For Single Payer

Medicare’s 52nd anniversary takes place on July 30, at the beginning of the August Congressional Recess. The call to action is below, and here is a list of actions: Citrus Springs, FL – July 27, 4 to 6 pm. Movie: “Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point“. Melbourne, FL – July 24, 5 to 7 pm. […]

Trumpcare Is Dead. ‘Single Payer Is The Only Real Answer’

Above Photo: AP.  President John F. Kennedy gestures during his speech before a rally on medical care for the aged at New York’s Madison Square Garden on May 20, 1962. THANKS TO A PAIR of defections from more GOP senators late yesterday, the Republican plan to repeal and replace or simply repeal the Affordable Care Act is dead — for […]

Trumdcare Is Dead. “Single Payer Is The Only Real Answer,” Says Medicare Architect

Above Photo: AP.  President John F. Kennedy gestures during his speech before a rally on medical care for the aged at New York’s Madison Square Garden on May 20, 1962. THANKS TO A PAIR of defections from more GOP senators late yesterday, the Republican plan to repeal and replace or simply repeal the Affordable Care Act is dead — for […]

Survey: Physician Attitudes Shift To Single Payer

Above Photo: by Occupy Note: We are not surprised that physician’s favor a single payer funding system for healthcare. It would greatly reduce their overhead, billing and paperwork. It would also make malpractice insurance a minimal expense since the biggest expense of a bad health outcome is treatment to deal with the problem — that would […]

Voters Are Fired Up For Single Payer Creating Dilemma For Democrats

Above Photo: From healthoverprofit.org On Sunday, June 4, the same day that Our Revolution, a Democratic Party group that arose from the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, organized rallies and die-ins to highlight the number of people dying in the United States due to lack of access to health care, the New York Times published an […]

Nader Rips Sanders Democrats For Putting Single Payer On Back Burner

Above Photo: Single payer protest in NYC by Occupy Last month, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) promised single payer activists that he would introduce his single payer bill in the Senate within the next couple of weeks. Now, according to Sanders’ staff, it’s not going to happen. In putting single payer on the back burner, Sanders has reverted […]

The Hegemonic Harpies And World Domination

We begin with Hilary Clinton, Lady MacDeath, the recent star in the US theatre of macabre and absurd defamations of democracy in her bid for the presidency.  It’s important to note that the US Hegemon took a long time to allow a woman candidate for president while they did place some women in power in other […]

Colorado Court Strikes Down Local Fracking Restrictions

Print Friendly Above Photo: Anti-fracking protesters took their message to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s mansion. Credit: John Duffy via Flickr A fracking ban in Longmont and a moratorium in Fort Collins were overturned by the state’s high court, which ruled oil and gas decisions rest with state regulators. The Colorado Supreme Court struck down local fracking […]

Helping the Terrorists “Win the Peace”: Washington Seeks to Recruit New ["Moderate Terrorist"] Groups to Fight the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria

Washington has new job openings according to the Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. If you are willing to fight ISIS with U.S. supplied weapons, Uncle Sam wants you. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told ABC news that Washington was willing to recruit “additional groups” who will supposedly fight the Islamic State after President Obama announced that U.S. […]

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