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United Against the Secret Trade Agreement (TPP) That Blocks Affordable Health Care -- And Much More

Barbara J. Easterling | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Barbara J. Easterling

This trade agreement is essentially being negotiated by large corporations behind closed doors and -- surprise! -- does not hold much promise for retirees and the middle class.

'Fiscal Cliff' Fearmongers Mimic Mitt Romney

Ethan Rome | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

Although the election is behind us, the Republicans and Corporate America have rolled out a front group that's promoting the proposals of failed GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a way to resolve the fiscal showdown.

How Insurers Are Cashing in on Medicare While Shunning Small Businesses and the Individual Market

Wendell Potter | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business
Wendell Potter

The big five health insurance companies have begun reporting their third quarter 2012 earnings and, so far, they are pleasing their shareholders with profits that are better than Wall Street expected.

Obamacare and the Mandate Hype

Ethan Rome | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

Soon we'll know whether the Roberts corporate court will use the ACA decision to side with consumers and small businesses or bow to big corporations and the Republican Party. A nation is watching and waiting.

Paul Clement Calls for Tax Hike in Supreme Court Arguments Against Obamacare

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

Paul D. Clement, legal icon of the conservative movement, found himself suggesting a tax hike that violates every fiber in the political body of congressional Republicans as well as the Grover Norquist pledge to never raise taxes in any way or for any reason -- ever.

Mike Sacks

100,000 Progressives Petition Justice Clarence Thomas To Recuse Himself From Health Care Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from the health care cases to be heard in March took a theatrical turn at the Su...

"Occupy Wall Street" Should Protest the Wall Street Takeover of Health Care At Insurers' Big Lobbying Group

Wendell Potter | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The lobbyists for U.S. health insurers surely have to be feeling a little uneasy knowing that thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators who have been marching and protesting might target them in the days ahead.

Five Reasons Health Insurance Companies Should Roll Back Rates Now

Ethan Rome | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business
Ethan Rome

It's unconscionable that insurance companies continue to impose double-digit premium hikes on America's families and businesses to pay for their excess profits and financial shell games at a time when consumers and employers are struggling in this tough economy.

Insurance Executives' Get-Rich-Quick Scheme -- Using Your Premiums

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

You might be surprised to learn that more and more of the dollars you pay for coverage are being sucked into a kind of black hole. It doesn't really disappear, of course.

Insurance Industry Flack Screws Up, Points Us to Report We Really Should Read

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

Successful flacks know how to use a variety of public relations tricks to obscure the truth -- being selective in the disclosure of information, for instance, or using statistics in misleading ways. But sometimes that can backfire.

Lies, Damned Lies and Republican Hypocrisy

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The Republicans will say and do anything to help their rich friends. In the world of post-shame politics, they're the poster children -- they just don't seem to care how extreme and unconscionable their hypocrisy is.

The 'Mis-informant' Part 2: Nathan Spewman Turns 8-Year-Old Girl Into Glenn Beck (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Yesterday we brought you part one of 'The Mis-informant,' a series presented by Health Care For America Now to bring attention to the corporate spread...

Jack Black Is Nathan Spewman: 'The Mis-informant' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

People who love Jack Black and hate lying corporations will get a real kick out of this hilarious viral campaign from Health Care For America Now. Sto...

Jack Black, America Ferrera Star In New Pro-Health Care Reform Video Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Health Care for America Now has contracted out the comedic relief of actors Jack Black and America Ferrera for their new ad campaign that will seek to...

A New Era in Health Care Begins Today

Karen Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Davis

This morning, millions of Americans gained access to more stable and comprehensive health insurance, ushering in newfound health and economic security for those who have struggled too long.

When the Republicans Lie About Health Care, We Have to Fight Back

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

When the Republicans say they want to repeal the health care law, they're talking about giving health care back to the insurance companies so they can deny our care, drop us when we get sick and jack up our rates whenever they please.

What We Learned From Health Care

Gara LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gara LaMarche

With health care on the books, a new chapter in this movement begins -- an ongoing campaign to ensure that those who need reform the most are seeing tangible benefits from this bill.

Healthcare Is a Moral Right

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

We must stand with President Obama, who is under unimaginable pressure to cave on health care (even though a huge majority elected him president, in part for his stance on health care).

For the Media, It's Tea Party On, Health Care Protest Off

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Hey, did you hear about yesterday's pro-health care reform rally in Washington, DC? You might not have if you watched any of the cable news networks.

Staying to Finish the Fight

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

If Democrats can't get health care reform passed now, the lesson that they will learn is to never try anything big or difficult again.

The Coming Battle of the Ritz Carlton

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Insurance executives are not here to negotiate or to shape legislation. They are here to stop health care reform dead in its tracks. They will not be "convinced" to allow health care reform to pass the Congress.

Health Care Remedy: Real People, Real Action

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

If we all simply paid heed to the real health problems people are facing perhaps compromise would not be so distant and urgency would override endless squabbling over rules and political posturing.

Health Care Reform: The Price of Failure if Democrats Don't Win

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Art Levine

Even with the new push by President Obama and Democrats finally coming around to the need to ignore Republicans and pass health refor...

Health Insurance Industry Exposes Its Insatiable Greed

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

After pretending for months to cooperate with the Obama administration and Democrats to secure a reasonable health reform bill, the industry's CEOs and lobbyists on Sunday double-crossed their one-time political allies.

Sam Stein

Health Care Reform Closing Arguments: White House, Activists, Labor Unions Eye The Finish Line

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the Senate poised to cast historic votes on health care legislation, a host of activist groups, labor unions, and even the White House itself lau...