Corporations Score another Supreme Court Victory

Corporations Score another Supreme Court Victory

As a physician, I find it very odd that the debate over the Affordable Care Act has focused on the effect the law will have on the presidential election rather than the impact it will have on patients, health professionals, and health outcomes. The Supreme Court case...
People-Powered Media

People-Powered Media

After their state passed universal healthcare legislation this spring, Vermonters were surprised by a gaping omission in national news coverage: they weren’t in it. Despite a statewide grassroots campaign that demanded the historic legislation, most news reports...
One Montana County’s Medicare-for-All Coverage

One Montana County’s Medicare-for-All Coverage

Back when he presided over the Senate’s health care reform debate, Max Baucus, chairman of the all-powerful Senate Finance Committee, had said everything was on the table — except for single-payer universal health care. When doctors, nurses, and others...

America Needs a Single Payer Health Care System

More than a year after President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, our nation’s health care delivery and coverage remain the disgrace of the industrialized world. There are more than 50 million uninsured Americans. Even...