Tag Archives: Single Payer Health Care

Where Power Holders Get Power and How Movements Take It Away

The research of social movements over the past one hundred years shows that nonviolent movements are twice as likely to succeed as violent movements, and they result in changes that are more sustainable over time.  The research also shows that nonviolent movements succeed in spite of the violence, not because of it. And it shows that a […]

Media ‘Extremes’ on Healthcare: Universal Coverage or Taking Healthcare From Millions

“Americans distrust any ambitious change in the realm of medical care,” says the Chicago Tribune‘s Steve Chapman (9/15/17)–ignoring the polls that show majority support for single-payer. MICHAEL CORCORAN  FAIR  September 20, 2017 For many years, corporate media have largely ignored a single-payer system as a possible solution to the United States healthcare crises (FAIR.org, 3/6/09). This silent […]

Trump: Behind your back and in your backyard

Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days.  Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort […]

Flowers and Zeese | Unite To Change The Status Quo

When a mass movement is united against the power elites it is unstoppable.

Michael Albert, Noam Chomsky, et. al. | Some Possible Ideas for Going Forward

Around the world powerful and diverse possibilities are in struggle. We the signers of “Some Possible Ideas for Going Forward” think one high priority for progress is activists developing, discussing and settling on priorities around which to organize multi-issue activism in coming months and years. We hope this document can help inspire more conversations within groups and movements that, over time, come to a synthesis.

Jeff Nygaard: Twelve Memes of 2014 to Say Goodbye to in 2015

 #12 The Private Sector Can Do Anything Cheaper and Better than Government. Read the rest. By Jeff Nygaard  Women Against Military Madness Newsletter  Winter II 2014 1. The U.S. is the World’s Only Superpower While the U.S. is still powerful, signs of its decline are everywhere. The heads of state of both Russia and China have […]

Chris Hedges> America’s Superficial Health Care Debate Silences Single-Payer Supporters

America’s Superficial Health Care Debate Silences Single-Payer Supporters Monday, 09 April 2012 10:06By Chris Hedges, Truthdig | News Analysis Georgetown University law students wait in line for admission tickets to view oral arguments on the constitutionality of the health care law, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, March 27, 2012. (Photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times) […]

Pedal Story> Anne Winkler Morey> Interview with San Francisco health care activist

WAMM members Anne Winkler-Morey and her husband David are making 420 day bike adventure with social and historical commentary.  Their stories are documented on Facebook on Pedal Story.  From San Francisco, Anne took a break to go to the east coast.  (David came to Minneapolis, where we heard him talk about their trip!)  They are back on their […]