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Fighting for Health Care for All in the Age of Trump

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Don’t Fall for the Old Okie-Doke

Two weeks out from the midterm elections it is important to remember that politicians often say one thing and do another. Nowhere is this hypocrisy more apparent than in the current flock of Republican candidates who swear that they will protect Americans against insurance company discrimination based on pre-existing conditions while spending much of the last […]

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This is our moment! Lessons from Minneapolis

In June 2018, nearly 400 labor and social movement activists came together in Minneapolis for the National Single Payer Strategy Conference. The meeting was jointly sponsored by the Labor Campaign for Single Payer and Healthcare Now. Over 3 days, attendees marched through the streets of Minneapolis for guaranteed healthcare, listened to important plenary presentations, participated in […]

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Labor’s Stake in Medicare for All

There are still those in the labor movement who believe that unionists should oppose single-payer Medicare for All because good union-negotiated benefits strengthen member loyalty and help to organize new members. This misunderstanding persists because the provision of healthcare is deeply embedded in the employment relationship. More than 150 million people in the United States […]

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