Why Are These Labor Unions Opposing Medicare for All?

NOTE: This article points out that healthcare industry and business groups are using unions to oppose single payer. Union groups that do support single payer need to speak out and out-organize these industry-backed unions. We can expect this tactic to be used to subvert other single payer supporters and be ready to neutralize them. By […]

Majority of Healthcare Professionals Support Single-Payer System, Poll Says

By Alicia Ault for Medscape As many of the newly elected and newly empowered Democrats in Congress are vowing to push for what they are calling “Medicare for all,” a majority of US healthcare professionals recently surveyed said they support a single-payer system, according to a Medscape Medical News reader poll. Sixty-eight percent said they […]

Advocates Call On Jayapal To Release Draft Text Of House Single Payer Bill

Russell Mokhiber, of Corporate Crime Reporter and Single Payer Action, wrote an article published in Common Dreams, Advocates Call on Jayapal to Release Draft Text of House Single Payer Bill, (published below) about Health Over Profit for Everyone’s call for a transparent and participatory process for the rewriting of HR 676. See, Letter to Congresswoman Jayapal – […]

Incoming Dem chairman open to hearing on ‘Medicare for all’

NOTE: We will need to push for hearings on HR 676. It’s good to keep track of the committee chairs’ positions. We will need to pressure them for fair hearings. By Peter Sullivan for The Hill The incoming chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), said Tuesday that he is […]