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We're here today to discuss the impact SiCKO is having on the health care debate in this country. To date, we have appeared in Congress to discuss the need to get rid of private health insurance. ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 757 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2007 at 09:04 AM PDT with 642 Recommends
"It would be nice if something made sense for a change." -- Alice, from Alice in Wonderland. Perhaps we live in an alternative universe. One in which two thirds of Americans want the ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 374 comments on Tue May 19, 2009 at 02:43 PM PDT with 599 Recommends
Is this a turning point in the single-payer debate? Will the DC insiders be forced to listen to the public and healthcare activists--and not just big-money healthcare donors? Both AP and ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 591 comments on Tue May 05, 2009 at 10:03 AM PDT with 571 Recommends
With Max Baucus' Senate Finance Committee continuing to shut out the voices of single payer advocates while rolling out the red carpet for the insurance giants and other health care corporations, ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 463 comments on Tue May 12, 2009 at 10:42 AM PDT with 548 Recommends
45,000,000 get CHC-single-payer care =vs.= 3,000,000 P.O. tickets ??? -- Cummon folks. THIS IS IMPORTANT. Ted Kennedy's existing CHC program expands along lines developed by Bernie Sanders and Ben ...
by vets74
Comment Count 836 comments on Tue Dec 22, 2009 at 01:52 PM PST with 496 Recommends
Can we save state-based single-payer? Yes...but we only have the weekend! With all the talk about the public option opt-out...nurses and many trade unionists have been hoping for the opposite: ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 152 comments on Fri Oct 30, 2009 at 04:27 PM PDT with 487 Recommends
The official silence on Capitol Hill on single payer -- at least in the House -- is ending. Thanks to the ongoing pressure and dedication of single payer activists across the country, [http://www....
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 203 comments on Tue Jun 09, 2009 at 12:51 PM PDT with 480 Recommends
(Cross-posted at Liberal Arts ) A trip to the gynecologist is not a fun time. But yesterday’s was terrible. I left feeling angry and shaky, wishing ...
by Alicia J
Comment Count 610 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2008 at 06:39 PM PDT with 431 Recommends
Yes I timed it. After yesterday's national debut of SiCKO, 1,000 nurses from the California Nurses Association and across the country rose as one, roared, and continued roaring for 8 full minutes.
by California Nurses Shum
Comment Count 221 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2007 at 11:59 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
America’s registered nurses and other guaranteed healthcare activists are hailing the vote last night by House Education and Labor Committee to amend the national healthcare reform bill and ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 318 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 10:06 AM PDT with 375 Recommends
by Tula Connell
Comment Count 189 comments on Tue Oct 03, 2006 at 10:17 AM PDT with 348 Recommends
I think he may have been on to something too. Mine certainly has been of late...though I don't want to put too fine a point on that. You never have to look very far to find people who make your own ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 225 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 08:22 AM PDT with 347 Recommends
It’s hard for most of us to imagine a lifestyle supported by a $73 million retirement bonus. It’s even harder to imagine a whole nation’s healthcare controlled by those who have ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 194 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 04:30 PM PST with 326 Recommends
In a week that recorded no new jobs being created in the U.S. for the entire month of August, and many people struggling with what to do about it, nurses around the U.S. sent an entirely different ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 85 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 05:06 PM PDT with 305 Recommends
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 113 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 09:40 AM PDT with 279 Recommends
Think that SiCKO isn’t already changing healthcare politics in this country? Just through the California Nurses Association & National Nurses Organizing Committee, 15,000 nurses from across ...
by California Nurses Shum
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2007 at 11:43 AM PDT with 278 Recommends
by nyceve
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Sep 23, 2006 at 04:06 PM PDT with 264 Recommends
Momentum is growing, finally, for a crackdown on the disgraceful practice of price gouging in the healthcare industry – and the devastating effect it has on so many American patients and families.
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 164 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 04:11 PM PST with 235 Recommends
The Wall St. Journal is freaking the heck out about Michael Moore’s new movie SiCKO. Fortunately, they're just fanning the flames of controversy and helping drive more ticket sales. But ...
by California Nurses Shum
Comment Count 145 comments on Fri May 18, 2007 at 11:43 AM PDT with 235 Recommends
Last night acting on orders from Mayor Emanuel, anxious to show his Wall Street buddies what side he's on, the Chicago police cleared protesters from Grant Park. Some of the Occupiers acquiesced and ...
by Chico David RN
Comment Count 177 comments on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 05:12 PM PDT with 222 Recommends