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Health care reform "American style": Building on a flawed system

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Will the health care “overhaul” promised and endorsed by the Obama administration and currently debated in several House and Senate committees eliminate financial barriers to medically necessary care for everybody living in the United States? You would expect so, with the over one thousand pages of the “American Health Choices Act”, one of the possible […]

More musings on the politics of health care reform: Why are the mass media afraid of single payer?

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FAIR is a media watchdog, that, as described in its website, “has been has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986.” Writers and researchers at FAIR “work to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and […]

Fifty-nine percent of US physicians support National Health Insurance

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One of the advantages of belonging to Physicians for a National Health Program is their excellent newsletter. It offers reprints of articles related to the advocacy of a single payer plan in the US. Perhaps the most interesting reprint in the last PNHP report was the letter published April 1, 2008 (not a joke we […]




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