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Universal health care to appear on ballot in Colorado

A plan to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law and replace it with universal health care, funded by the taxpayer, is going to be on the Colorado ballet in 2016.

Op-Ed: Obamacare not doing enough to help with health care costs

As the Affordable Care Act comes closer to full implementation across the United States, it is clear that this legislation does not do enough to ensure that citizens can afford health care. Obamacare is insufficient for our needs.

Op-Ed: $117,000 'drive-by doctor' bill calls for universal health care

The complexities of medical billing can be confusing and infuriating, but a case from New York reveals the dangerous, and growing, trend of "drive-by doctoring." Doctors who consult on procedures, without the knowledge of the patient, can charge big fees.

Op-Ed: Wounded vets need universal health care, not 'separate but equal'

The VA scandal has shocked America to its core and exposed a bloated bureaucracy run amok. What veterans, and all Americans, need is universal health care with equitable access to all citizens. Playing "separate but equal" will no longer work.

Boehner: 'Obamacare is the law of the land'

After more than 55 failed attempts by the House, Speaker John Boehner finally conceded that Obamacare is here to stay. Boehner’s admission comes only three weeks after he vowed the House would continue to try to repeal the law.

Interview with British Medical Journal editor Dr. Fiona Godlee Special

London - Troubled as it may be, Britain's National Health Service is beloved by many of those who depend upon it and staunchly defended by Britons of all political stripes.

Interview: Linda Silas, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Special

Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, is a strong believer in a robust public health care system, and she's got some advice for Americans who oppose 'socialized medicine.'

Interview with CMA President Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti Special

Edmonton - What does the president of the Canadian Medical Association think about the United States' rejection of 'socialized medicine?'

US rebuff of 'socialized medicine' baffles world health leaders Special

San Francisco - Why is the United States the only most-developed nation lacking some form of government-funded universal health care system?

Op-Ed: Elysium vs World War Z, setting the agenda and mass mind control

Movies and literature inspire and program the masses to love, to hate, to protect or to kill. If Dennis Kucinich made a movie, it would be "Elysium," a movie which teaches that all people have the right to immigrate, to have health care and to live.

President Obama makes health care push about people

In his weekly radio address, U.S. President Barack Obama pushed personal stories while touting his health care plan. A bill introduced in Congress this week is meeting heavy opposition.

White House, Congress set to push universal health care bill

The U.S. House of Representatives released Tuesday a 1,000-page bill that would make health care a universal right. U.S. President Barack Obama is set to begin the push and hopes to make the bill law by the end of summer.

Health care bill tops $1 trillion, CBO calls budget unsustainable

Senate sources say the health care bill in committee could cost more than $1 trillion over 10 years. Meanwhile, the Congressional Budget Office says health care spending puts the budget on an unsustainable path.

Op-Ed: How to Turn Health Care into an Arm of Big Brother

"Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards said on Sunday that his universal health care proposal would require that Americans go to the doctor for preventive care." Women would be required to have regular mammograms.
 

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Comparing universal health care to Nazism or communism is a common tactic employed by right-wing US politicians and pundits.
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