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The Health Care Movie

Sunday evening about 200 people attended a screening of The Health Care Movie, a professionally crafted documentary about Canada’s single payer health care system. The movie tells the history of the struggle for a single payer system in Canada. Canadian doctors went on strike to protest single payer when it first came out. But nowadays […]

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Health Care for All – WA: Annual Meeting, Sat Nov 12, Seattle

HCFA-WA Annual Members’ Meeting, “Getting from the Exchange to Single Payer” Sat. Nov 12th at noon, 900 University Street, Seattle Health Care for All – Washington announces its 11th Annual Meeting , featuring Dr. Samuel Metz, from Portland OR, and Dr. Steven Kemble, from Honolulu HI [by Skype] speaking on current efforts to get beyond […]

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Washington State is Coming Up Short

in so many ways… but let’s start with revenue. The Olympian reported (so it might be true) that the Gov is calling the legislature back in special session to deal with a revenue shortfall of at least 1.3 billion dollars. It’s probably a 2 billion dollar deficit, but the accountants are still penciling that out. […]

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Medicare for none?

Many activists on the Left want Medicare for all.  But the way things are going, it seems we’re more likely to get Medicare for none.   Many conservatives believe that last year’s health care reform bill, with its mandated participation, is unconstitutional.   “Federal Judge Roger Vinson of the Northern District of Florida, in a lawsuit by 26 […]

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Saturday: Celebrate Medicare's 46th Birthday — Downtown Seattle

At a time, when we are facing the most serious threat to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in our life times, let your voice be heard!   Come Celebrate Medicare’s 46th Birthday — Downtown Seattle – Medicare Birthday Party – March/Parade/Music/Street Theatre No Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security!             When: Saturday, […]

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Celebrate Medicare's 46th Birthday on July 30 in Seattle

Come Celebrate Medicare’s 46th Birthday — Remarkably Successful! No Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security! Profit-Driven Health Care is the Problem — Improved Medicare for All is the Solution! Give Medicare a Birthday Present — Improved Medicare for ALL! When: Saturday, July 30, Noon-2pm Where: Safeco Field (1st & S Atlantic), to Pioneer Square, […]