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8 Ways Privatization Has Brought Pain and Misery to American Life
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, health, government, ethics, society, safety, rights, americans, news, law, politics, healthcare, humans, interesting, medicine, protection, treatment, freedoms, government, congress, dishonesty )

Robert
- 1629 days ago - alternet.org
Said Ted Koppel, "We are privatizing ourselves into one disaster after another." The 8 Ways: Health, Water, Internet, Transportation, Banking, Prisons, Transportation and Education
Texas House Panel Advances Proposal to Restrict Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Texas, abortion, women, protection, prevention, safety, risks, medicine, healthcare )

Dee
- 1663 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The fiercely contested bill, which was stalled last week by a filibuster of a Democratic lawmaker, now will go to the full House of Representatives for consideration.
Millions Can't Afford to Go to the Doctor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, healthcare, prevention, safety, medicine, humans, healthcare, healthcare, government, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 1730 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Some 80 million people, around 43% of America's working-age adults, didn't go to the doctor or access other medical services last year because of the cost, according to the Commonwealth Fund's Biennial Health Insurance Survey, released Friday
Texas to Shut Down Women's Health Program If It Includes Planned Parenthood
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Texas, Planned Parenthood, health, women, prevention, protection, medicine, family )

Dee
- 1917 days ago - truth-out.org
As Texas prepares to launch its new state-funded Women's Health Program on November 1st, the state's top public health official announced yesterday that the Health and Human Services Commission has officially adopted rules banning abortion...
North Carolina Legislature Overrides Veto, Defunds Contraception Services
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, healthcare, women, Body-Mind-Spirit, medicine, government, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, corruption, republicans, news, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 2025 days ago - slate.com
It seems Republican state legislators in North Carolina really, really don't want low-income women to have access to contraception and STD prevention/treatment.
1 Million Strong Against Medicare Cuts ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: research, information, medicine, disease, medicare, drugs, Congress, US, Ryan )

Nancy
- 2131 days ago - leftaction.com
Sign our petition today and help us reach 1 million strong telling Republicans in Congress not to end the Medicare guarantee for seniors while multi-millionaires and big oil companies get to keep their tax breaks.
War on Birth Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, safety, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, government, health, family, law )

Robert
- 2171 days ago - washingtonpost.com
By Rachel Maddow, Published: February 10 Rachel Maddow is a political commentator and host of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show."
Falkenberg: Sonogram Law Cruel Coercive Here to Stay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, freedoms, government, interesting, law, news, politics, rights, society, medicine, treatment )

Robert
- 2172 days ago - chron.com
The cruel, coercive exercise is already having a corrosive effect on the rights of women and doctors.
Robert Reich Calls for Sept. 13 'March on Washington' in Support of Public Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government, republicans, democrats, congress, americans, healthcare, public, option, universal, single-payer, health, insurance, march, washington, demonstration, americans, medicine, disease, protection, health, society, culture )

Tom
- 3078 days ago - politico.com
"Very few things happen in Washington that are in the public's interest when corporations have huge financial stakes in the game, as they obviously do with health care -- unless the public is actively involved, engaged and organized," Reich wrote.
White House Appears Ready to Drop Public Option in Healthcare Overhaul
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government, public, option, republicans, blue, dog, democrats, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, americans, abuse, lies, healthcare, illness, disease, treatment, prevention, medicine, protection, safety )

Tom
- 3079 days ago - latimes.com
Bowing to Republican pressure, President Barack Obama's administration signaled today it is ready to abandon the idea of giving Americans the option of government-run insurance as part of a new health care system. The White House would be open to co-ops.
VIDEO - Bill Moyers: Insider Reveals Health Insurance Industry Deceit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, cover-up, lies, dishonesty, corruption, republicans, democrats, politics, healthcare, propaganda, americans, insurance, corporate, greed, profits, stockholders, money, influence, public, policy, illness, disease, medicine )

Tom
- 3088 days ago - pbs.org
Former Health insurance Executive Wendell Potter saw for-profit insurers hijack our health care system and put profits before patients. Now, he speaks with Bill Moyers about how those companies are corrupting politicians and lying to the American people.
Sign Petition: Demand Your Human Right to Health Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, healthcare, universal, single payer, safety, protection, illness, medicine, disease, prevention, treatment, government, politics, obama )

Tom
- 3166 days ago - change.org
Demand Universal Health Care. The National Economic & Social Rights Initiative in conjunction with the National Health Law Program has specified 10 Human Rights Principles for Financing Health Care Reform to ensure universality, equity, and accountability
Barack Obama Spins the Facts, Takes Single-Payer Health Care Off the Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, americans, government, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, lies, healthcare, medicine, illness, disease, treatment, protection, single, payer, universal, insurance, business, money, politics, corporate, greed )

Tom
- 3169 days ago - opednews.com
In the United States the insurance and pharmaceutical companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars of your insurance premiums on lobbying and campaign contributions, and greedy politicians have become quite comfortable feeding off of that cash cow.
Must See Video: Corrupt Senate Bans Doctors From Healthcare Talks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, insurance, corruption, dishonesty, americans, consumers, money, politics, government, cover-up, abuse, lies, obama, propaganda, healthcare, medicine, disease, illness, protection, prevention )

Tom
- 3173 days ago - therealnews.com
One-by-one, eight single-payer advocates in the audience stood up during the opening comments of the hearing and asked why single-payer experts were being excluded from the proceedings. They each spoke out in turn until they were removed by the police.
Baucus' Raucous Caucus: "We Need More Police"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, abuse, free, speech, dishonesty, lies, obama, americans, health, healthcare, medicine, protection, treatment, single, payer, universal, insurance, police, arrests, doctors, nurses )

Tom
- 3173 days ago - truthdig.com
Single-payer advocates have been protesting in Senate Finance Committee hearings, chaired by Democratic Montana Sen. Max Baucus. Last week, at a committee hearing with 15 industry speakers, not one represented the single-payer perspective.
 

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