Laurie Wen & Katie Robbins | On Monday Senator Schumer (NY) announced his support for an expansion of Medicare to those 55 years old and older. Activists say this is not enough. The Mobilization for Healthcare Now launched another wave of protests in its campaign demanding a national single-payer system in the US. On Thursday December 10th, demonstrations occurred at the office buildings housing Senators offices in 16 states. Not including today 35 sit-ins have been organized in a two month period. Video is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7mZY0JwTfM Full Story 6 Comments
Billy Wharton | The were two big winners at the recent “town hall” healthcare meeting held in the North Bronx New York City neighborhood of Parkchester on August 17 – the lunatic right wing and the private health insurance industry. Full Story 4 Comments
Socialist Party USA, NYC Local | “Access to healthcare is no problem for a billionaire like Michael Bloomberg,” says Billy Wharton, Chairperson of the Socialist Party of New York State, “for the rest of us hospital visits mean facing medical bills and debt." Full Story 0 Comments
forwarded by Skinny John | The Obama "Transition" Team has announced a project for people across the country to host and attend "health care discussion meetings" to gather ideas and input from the grassroots about healthcare reform. Full Story 1 Comments
No justice, no peace | Students take the streets again on the eve of a major strike and the murderer's pleading yesterday Full Story 1 Comments
forwarded by Skinny John | Is this the first chance for the new president and his party to make good on their promises to protect US jobs, to deliver health care and be the "change" tens of millions voted for? Will they take it? Can we make them? Full Story 1 Comments
Cathy Garger | Internationally renown radiation scientist and researcher Dr. Chris Busby speaks about the radioactive waste dumping into New York's Hudson River.
Healthcare-NOW | Demonstrate in NYC to demand the end of the private
forwarded by "Skinny" John McDermott | Obama supporters, PLEASE participate in one or both of these events,
Thomas Riggins | As the movie SICKO indicates-- socialized medicine works! Full Story 0 Comments[general.page.prefix] 10
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