Health Over Profit National Calls

Health Over Profit National Calls
Health Over Profit for Everyone is a national campaign to win a National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA) healthcare system (also called a single payer health system). It is a project initiated by advocates for NIMA acting as individuals and is coordinated by Popular Resistance. We will hold regular national conference calls starting Monday, February ...

Single Payer Bernie Sanders Morphs Into Public Option Howard Dean

Single Payer Bernie Sanders Morphs Into Public Option Howard Dean
By Russell Mokhiber for Single Payer Action Right before our eyes, we are seeing the transformation of single payer Bernie Sanders into public option Howard Dean. During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Sanders took off like a rocket, fueled by the promise of a single payer, Medicare for All single payer system. His single payer plan ...

Let’s Build on the Victory over ‘Ryancare’

Let's Build on the Victory over 'Ryancare'
The weekly Popular Resistance Newsletter by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The failure of the Republican Party to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is a major victory for the movement. It was a market-based plan that would have worsened insurance for most people in the United States and undermined our public insurances, Medicaid and ...

March For Health April 1

March For Health April 1
March For Health is organizing rallies across the country on April 1. Check out the list below. Volunteers are needed. Get involved and spread the word. Bring your message that we need National Improved Medicare for All HR 676 Now!   Los Angeles, CA Santa Rosa, CA Rockledge, FL Indianapolis, IN Springfield, MO Cleveland, OH ...

Loss Aversion, Trump and the New Opening for Medicare for All

Loss Aversion, Trump and the New Opening for Medicare for All
By Robert H. Frank for the New York Times Republicans are in a bind. They’ve been promising to repeal Obamacare for seven years, and now, having won control of the White House and Congress, they must try to deliver. But while their bitter denunciations of the Affordable Care Act may have depressed its approval numbers, ...

Three More Join HR 676 Single Payer Bill in House

Three More Join HR 676 Single Payer Bill in House
By Russell Mokhiber of Single Payer Action. Above image from ForwardRadio.net. Three more members of the House of Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of HR 676, the single payer bill in the House. Carolyn Maloney (New York), Adriano Espaillat (New York) and Nanette Barragan (California) — signed onto HR 676 yesterday, bringing the total ...

Single Payer Would Save at Least 20,000 More Lives Than ACA

Single Payer Would Save at Least 20,000 More Lives Than ACA
By Physicians for a National Health Program. Repeal of Affordable Care Act would cause tens of thousands of deaths, while single payer would save at least 20,000 more lives than ACA: AJPH editorial Researchers: Peer-reviewed evidence points to deadly consequences of being uninsured Repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacing it, as some conservative hardliners ...

For-Profit Health Care Used To Be Illegal

For-Profit Health Care Used To Be Illegal
By Gary St. Lawrence of The Critical Eye (from August, 2011) Is the health insurance business a racket? Yes, literally. And this is why the shameless pandering to robber baron corporations posing as “health providers” is such an egregious … and obvious … tactic to do nothing more than plump up insurance company profits. And do you ...

Separate and Unequal Care

Separate and Unequal Care
By Margaret Flowers This week the Star Tribune learned that the CEO of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York made a blunt statement to hospital employees that underscores the urgency with which we need to abandon the current health system in favor of a universal system. In a videotaped speech last December, John Noseworthy said: ...

Senator Manchin Says He’s Studying Canadian Style Single Payer

Senator Manchin Says He’s Studying Canadian Style Single Payer
By Russell Mokhiber of Single Payer Action Why Hasn’t Bernie Sanders Introduced Single Payer? He Asks Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) is looking at a Canadian style single payer system. It’s the second time in a month that Manchin has told constituents that he’s looking at a Medicare for all system to replace an unraveling ...

Dr. Paris Successfully Interrupts Trump’s Rally with Single Payer Message

Dr. Paris Successfully Interrupts Trump's Rally with Single Payer Message
By Margaret Flowers If you were watching the live stream of President Trump’s rally in Nashville, TN on Wednesday, you may have noticed that at one point shouting arose to his right causing him to wave his right hand dismissively, pause and turn his back to the audience. When he turned back around, Trump said, ...