Tag Archives: Medicare

Getting to Single Payer, Part III

What Do We Mean When We Say “Single Payer”? By Jill Zorn I probably should have started the Single Payer series with this post.  That’s because “single payer” means different things to different people.   Policy Prescription or Goal?  Goal … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part II

By Jill Zorn Getting to universal health care in the U.S. is a political challenge. The two big obstacles are: Individuals fearing change, worrying that they could end up worse off Health industry vested interests knowing they will be worse … Continue reading

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What happened in DC last week…and what now?

By Rosana Garcia Last Friday, in the wee hours of the morning The “skinny” repeal bill brought to the Senate floor very early Friday morning failed, when all 48 Democratic Senators, and 3 Republican Senators (Senators Collins, Murkowski and McCain) … Continue reading

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YOU did it again! Join us tomorrow (Sat, 7/29)!

SUCCESS! What a relief!  Overnight, the “skinny” repeal vote failed, when all Democratic Senators and Republican Senators Collins, Murkowski and McCain voted “no” on this damaging bill. THANK YOU to all of you who took action – sharing your stories, … Continue reading

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Activism Matters!

We did it!  YOU did it! The town halls and phone calls, the die-ins and sit-ins, the emails and voicemails, sharing your stories, the letters to the editor, the marches, the rallies – they mattered!  Demonstrating that our lives are on the line worked! … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Senate delays vote on GOP health care bill

Your calls and action are making a difference in D.C. Thousands upon thousands of people have stood up across the country and urged the U.S. Senate to vote NO on the bad, so-called “Better Care Reconciliation Act.” Today, Senator Mitch McConnell … Continue reading

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There’s More To Do Than Saving the ACA

By Jill Zorn Anyone who cares about access to health care for all Americans is working hard. Federal advocacy is required to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and prevent Congress from repealing the law.  And we must act at … Continue reading

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