Month: August 2021

CalCare Resolution Passes with the Los Angeles City Council

LACC PASSES CALCARE RESOLUTION!!! 📣❤🎉✊🤙 YESSSSS!!!! The LA City Council just passed a resolution in support of CalCare AB1400!!! The largest city in CA wants state Medicare for All, so healthcare is guaranteed for all CA residents, regardless of income, age, employment or immigration status! LA first, CA next. 🏄🏽 LET’S DO THIS!! ORGANIZE. AGITATE. …

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Nurses’ Campaign to Win CalCare: Our Plan for Fall 2021

Well before the Covid-19 pandemic, nurses have long understood the need for single-payer, guaranteed health care for all. Nurses know all too well the deep failings of our fragmented, profit-driven health care system, and California is no exception. 3.2 million Californians have no health insurance at all. Over a third of Californians report delaying or skipping necessary care …

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Democracy Now Interview with Ady Barkan’s New Documentary “Not Going Quietly”

  We speak with healthcare activist Ady Barkan, the 37-year-old lawyer and father who, since his ALS diagnosis in 2016, has devoted his life to campaigning for universal healthcare. He has continued to speak out even after losing his voice and now uses a computerized system that converts his eye movements to speech. Barkan is …

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Fed Up with Dems, Thousands March Demanding Medicare for All

Sonali Kolhatkar Independent Media Institute This article was produced by Economy for All, a project of the Independent Media Institute.   Activists in more than 50 cities across the United States marched and rallied on July 24 to demand a Medicare for All or single-payer health care system. With Congress and the White House more focused on …

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