Healthcare Human Rights

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Black Lives Matter has its supporters (43 percent of Americans, per Pew Research Center), as well as its detractors (22 percent), but one thing is unmistakable: it has brought visibility to a very real problem. For too long, the general public has ignored the increasingly frequent violence against African-Americans, especially men.

The movement for Healthcare Justice is currently coming to a peak in California with the recent introduction and now advancement to the State Senate floor for a vote due next week on SB 562 The Healthy California Act.  

Where are the screams about those death panels now? As Trump-Bannon-Ryan and friends craft their healthcare path forward with the leaders of the swamp team, no one is crying “foul” about the bold, proud creation of those famed death panels.

"Colorado can send a shot that will be heard all over the country and all over the world."

Black Lives Matter has its supporters (43 percent of Americans, per Pew Research Center), as well as its detractors (22 percent), but one thing is unmistakable: it has brought visibility to a very real problem. For too long, the general public has ignored the increasingly frequent violence against African-Americans, especially men.

'Our findings dramatize the urgent need for national health insurance—a single-payer reform with first-dollar coverage—that would assure that all Americans can get the care they need'

Gallup survey results highlight 'broad, national longing for a more humane health care system that treats health care as a human right'

A referrendum is on the ballot in November. Bernie Sanders may not win the Democratic nomination for president, but his political revolution could succeed after all.

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 00:00

Healthcare Human Rights

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It is a moral outrage for a country as wealthy as ours to leave 60 million people with no reliable access to health care and tens of millions more with inadequate or overly expensive coverage. In addition, despite spending nearly twice as much as other developed nations on health care, our system performs poorly, because the private U.S. insurance bureaucracy soaks up as much as one-third of all the money and pharmaceutical interests overburden America by avoiding price competition.