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 ...

Ralph Nader Urges Senator Sanders to Champion NIMA Now

Ralph Nader Urges Senator Sanders to Champion NIMA Now
By Ralph Nader Open Letter To Senator Bernie Sanders Dear Senator Sanders: I hear that you will be debating Senator Ted Cruz next Tuesday on CNN in prime time where you will seek to defend Obamacare against Republican assault. You have said in the past that “I don’t believe in Obamacare” and that Obamacare is ...

Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History

Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History
Above photo: Protest outside the state’s largest insurer in Des Moines, IA with the Catholic Workers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Originally published in TruthOut. NOTE: We wrote this in 2013 and we thought it should be shared again as people are pushed to defend the ACA rather than demand National Improved Medicare for ...

After the Debate, Talk about National Improved Medicare for All

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz  debated Obamacare (the ACA) on CNN. This is typical of the two plutocratic parties – restrict the debate and ignore the solution that is proven to work and that majorities support. Dr. Margaret Flowers followed the debate with her response and why we must ...

A Really Good Obamacare Replacement

A Really Good Obamacare Replacement
By David Lazarus for the LA Times. Supporters of healthcare reform may feel disheartened as President Trump and Republican lawmakers prepare to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with … well, something. They can’t even agree among themselves on what the U.S. healthcare system should look like. But there’s reason for hope, albeit ...

Mad As Hell: Why the public is so pissed off

Mad As Hell: Why the public is so pissed off
Above photo from Portland Indymedia. NOTE: Voters received notice of their insurance premium increases for 2017 just prior to the November election. It is no surprise that voters were angry over the failure of the ACA to control premium and out-of-pocket costs. Many who voted for Trump, especially in the fly-over states, experience challenges affording ...

Health and Well-Being for the Self-Employed and Small Business

Health and Well-Being for the Self-Employed and Small Business
By Paul and Sarah Edwards in LocalMarketing.center. Most people’s  health is on the line. Each day’s news brings headlines dimming hope for the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, and Social Security.   People have begun asking themselves, “What will we do about Grandma?” How will I get my medications and will I be able to pay for ...

Healthcare Solution: Make Medicare available to all ages

Healthcare Solution: Make Medicare available to all ages
By Dr. Carol Paris in The Citizen We read the letter by David Browning and agree with many of the points he made. It is good to see taxpayers waking up to the fact that Medicare for All (otherwise known as single payer) will go a long way towards solving both our access and cost ...

Physicians, Nurses, Advocates Launch Campaign to Enact National Improved Medicare for All

Physicians, Nurses, Advocates Launch Campaign to Enact National Improved Medicare for All
A coalition of leading healthcare professionals and advocates for universal coverage has begun a coast-to-coast campaign to make National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA) available to every person regardless of age or income.  The group, called HOPE — short for Health Over Profit for Everyone — intends to use tactics ranging from traditional lobbying to ...

How We Win National Improved Medicare for All

How We Win National Improved Medicare for All
Above photo: Members of the ‘Baucus 8’ and other NIMA advocates hold a ‘Sidewalk Summit’ in early 2010 when the White House excludes them from its Health Summit. Washington, DC. By Margaret Flowers, MD Few people outside of single payer activist circles are aware that Senator Sanders introduced an amendment on the Senate floor in ...