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It’s Time to Stop Clinging to a Broken Health Care System

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Sue Hutchison San Jose Mercury News (click here for link to original article) By now you have probably heard the grim statistic that half of the personal bankruptcies in this country are caused by huge … Continue reading

Health Care Must Be New Governor’s First Priority

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Nathan Shinagawa The Ithaca Journal (click here for link to the original article) In 1932, Governor of New York Franklin Delano Roosevelt won the presidency with 57 percent of the vote and the electorate of … Continue reading

Illinois Health Care Justice Act Results: Single Payer

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Taming a Medical Monster: Rising Cealth-Care Costs Force Illinois to Reckon with Future William H. Albers (click here for link to original article) Sunday, September 24, 2006 There is some bad news about health care … Continue reading

Health Care: It’s What Ails Us

UHCEF Article of Interest The Fall 2006 edition of Yes! Magazine is devoted to Health Care For All – and that means single payer! Click here to view the whole magazine online. ===================================================== Doug Pibel and Sarah van Gelder Yes! … Continue reading

U.S. Pays Most But Gets Mediocre Health Care: Report

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent Reuters (click here for link to original article) Wed Sep 20, 2006 1:19 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States spends far more on health care than any … Continue reading

What’s Really Propping Up The Economy: Since 2001, the health-care industry has added 1.7 million jobs. The rest of the private sector? None

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Michael Mandel, with Joseph Weber in Chicago Business Week (click here for link to original article) SEPTEMBER 25, 2006 If you really want to understand what makes the U.S. economy tick these days, don’t go … Continue reading

Play California Single-Payer ‘Nurse Avenger’ Game!

Dear single-payer supporters – As you may have heard, in an astounding first for all of us, a single-payer bill has passed both the Assembly (House) and the Senate in California; only to be vetoed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. (See … Continue reading


UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Jim O’Sullivan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 11, 2006….Pat Walrath and Dick Moore were far apart for much of the end of last year and the beginning of this year, chief negotiators … Continue reading

Governator Terminates Single-Payer

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Merrill Goozner Huffington Post (click here for link to article) 09.06.2006 Gov. Arnold Schwartzenegger positioning himself as a pseudo-liberal (a girlie-man?) to resuscitate his comatose poll ratings? Maybe on some issues, but not if we’re … Continue reading

Follow the Health Care Money

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Susanne L. King, M.D. Berkshire Eagle (click here for link to article) Thursday, August 31 LENOX – POWERFUL FORCES have been shaping the new mandated health care insurance bill being developed in the Statehouse in … Continue reading