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Single Payer Health Care

MY Healthcare Problem

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby L. Ferber

Health insurance companies are not in the business of making healthcare easier for us; they are in business.

Two Parties No Party for America

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Our leaders have all morphed in to one large, non-identified, political animal that proports to stand for something but has ended up standing for very little at all.

Ryan Grim

Nelson Clarifies Position On Public Health Care Option | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) called the Huffington Post on Wednesday, following our latest story about his stance on a public health care option, to clari...

Why Is Washington, D.C. So Afraid to Even Talk About Single Payer?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

The fact that the Washington Establishment is doing everything to stop single payer suggests that Establishment is genuinely frightened of any proposal that takes on the health insurance industry.

Learning From History On Health Care Reform

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

The most transformative health care overhauls that succeeded in the last century employed the same strategy: build on what we've got and let the changes happen organically.

CNN's Gupta: Not What the Doctor Ordered

James Floyd, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Floyd, M.D.

Gupta downplays safety risks in treatments, and was criticized for his reporting on Vioxx, a pain medication that was withdrawn from the market in 2004 because it causes heart attacks.

Why Not a "Bailout" That Restructures Health Care to Benefit All?

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michele Swenson

"Free-market" health care is as perverse an incentive as free-market police and fire protection would be, leaving everyone vulnerable, at the mercy of the marketplace.

Is MoveOn.Org Ignoring Its Core Democratic Principles in Setting its Direction on Health Care Reform?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Without asking its members, MoveOn's leaders have elected to join the steering committee of, and pledge at least $500,000 of its members' money to, a new health care coalition.

As GM Goes, So Goes America

Rep. Jim McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McDermott

While GM may be on the road to financial health, America continues down the same old road of health care going, going, gone for millions of Americans.