#MedOuttheVote, Birddogging for health care, Putting the “All” into Medicare for All, New York Health bill gathering steam
In this column for Tarbell, Wendell Potter describes how corporate health care interests sow “fear, uncertainty and doubt,” referred to by insiders as a “FUD campaign,” to scare the public from supporting anything that undermines their profits.
Two issues – protections for people with pre-existing conditions and drug prices – have unique bipartisan traction
NOT A TIME FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL — Immigration, reproductive justice, labor rights, Supreme Court vacancy, Medicare for All, affordable medicines
Poor People’s Campaign, Defending against proposed Title X gag rule; Medicaid – The good and the bad news, Drive to privatize the VA, War as a health care issue …
Six Months ahead of the Midterm Elections, Democratic and Republican Voters’ Views about President Trump Outweigh their Views on Issues, Including Health Care
The database, called “Pre$cription for Power,” shows that donations to patient advocacy groups tallied for 2015 — the most recent full year in which documents required by the Internal Revenue Service were available — dwarfed the total amount the companies spent on federal lobbying.
May 14, Poor People’s Campaign launch … June 22-24, Single Payer Strategy Conference … June 27-29, Affordable Medicines Now Conference … Racial Justice Report Card for medical schools published by WC4BL