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All hands on deck!

The draft of the Senate healthcare legislation is finally out and it is even worse than the House version. It retains nearly all of the mean-spirited provisions of the House bill–a bill that Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern called “so cartoonishly malicious that I can picture someone twirling their mustache as he drafted it in his […]

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Momentum!

Something big is happening. In the face of a relentless assault by the Trump Administration and the Republican Congress on the very idea of social insurance, the movement for expanded and improved Medicare for All is getting stronger every day! On April 8, activists in over 60 cities answered the Campaign for Guaranteed Healthcare’s call […]

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Campaign for Guaranteed Healthcare Launched

Our country is at a critical crossroads: we cannot afford to go further down the road of poor access paid for by high and rising costs, and we won’t stand by while Medicare is voucherized, Medicaid is block-granted, the Veterans Administration privatized, and public support for workers’ and low-income peoples’ healthcare is cut. Instead, we […]

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New LCSP Briefing Paper: Multi-Employer Plans, Taft-Hartley Funds & Single Payer Healthcare

Unions often participate in multi-employer plans and Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds to provide healthcare coverage for their members.  These plans often provide some of the best healthcare available to working class Americans, especially for workers in temporary jobs and jobs with irregular hours, multiple employers and/or low wages. This briefing paper shows how a […]

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What We Learned in Chicago

The 2016 National Single Payer Strategy Conference was truly an historic event. For the first time in decades, national single payer advocacy organizations came together around a joint agenda and focused on building unity and strategic clarity as we work to finish the job and make healthcare a right for everyone in America. The conference […]

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Healthcare PowerPoint for Trade Unionists

Healthcare is at the heart of every battle unions face today.  Every contract dispute and campaign is connected to health insurance: Whose going to pay what share of the premium? How much more are the co-payments and deductibles going to be? Employers are increasing the number of hours needed to work to qualify for coverage. […]

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