September 2023 Events and Newsletter

COMING UP: REGISTER FOR THE SEPTEMBER WEBINAR EDUCATIONAL SESSION! Join National Single Payer Wednesday, September 13 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET as we welcome Linda Phenix, co-chair and co-founder of the Texas Task Force to Protect Medicare from Privatization. This group succeeded in getting the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans and the Texas Democratic… Continue reading September 2023 Events and Newsletter

August 2023 Events and Newsletter

Join Us in Our Regular Monthly Meetings In the spirit of making positive change and moving forward, National Single Payer will be changing our meeting format to encourage more attendance. We will monitor the success of this new format and reassess after four months. Going forward, the first Wednesday of the month will be dedicated to National Single… Continue reading August 2023 Events and Newsletter

How to Build the Necessary Ground Game To Put National Single Payer Health Care Front and Center

The Medicare for All Act of 2023 The Act retains many important elements from the previous bill, such as universal entitlement, comprehensive benefits including prescription drugs and long-term care, global budgets, and the elimination of private health insurance that duplicates services provided by the Act. The Act bans cost sharing and premiums, creates an office… Continue reading How to Build the Necessary Ground Game To Put National Single Payer Health Care Front and Center

VA Webinar Recording

Best Care in the US: What National Single Payer Activists Need to Know About VA Health Care The panel discussion, led by nationally renowned author Suzanne Gordon, was our most successful webinar to date! The panelists discussed how the privatization and outsourcing of VA Health Care are destroying the health care system created for our… Continue reading VA Webinar Recording

An Open Letter to Congressional Sponsors of Medicare for All

Please improve the bill now, before it is introduced. Reposted at Common Dreams Dear Member of Congress: As legislation for national single payer health care, an Improved Medicare for All, has not yet been introduced into the current Congress, now is the time to work to make that bill what it must be to solve… Continue reading An Open Letter to Congressional Sponsors of Medicare for All

Statement in Support of Railroad Nationalization

National Single Payer Supports Nationalizing Railroads The health and safety of our nation is in crisis from our healthcare system, the environment, and transportation. The same corporate forces that are privatizing and decimating our healthcare delivery system are also in control of our railroads. Train derailments, environmental catastrophes, unsafe working conditions, weakened safety rules, less… Continue reading Statement in Support of Railroad Nationalization

March 16 Webinar and February 2023 Newsletter

UPCOMING WEBINAR:┬áMARCH 16TH What: “Best Care in the US: What National Single Payer Activists Need to Know About VA Health Care” When: Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 5 PM Pacific/8 PM Eastern Who: Lakiesha Lloyd (disabled Army veteran and Climate Justice Organizer for Common Defense), Bruce Carruthers (Vietnam veteran, retired VA employee, and member of Veterans for Peace), Suzanne Gordon (award-winning journalist, author, and… Continue reading March 16 Webinar and February 2023 Newsletter

December 2022 Newsletter

WATCH OUR DECEMBER 14TH WEBINAR: “VICTORY IN RURAL WISCONSIN: THE CITIZENS OF DUNN COUNTY, WI, PASS A REFERENDUM FOR NATIONAL SINGLE PAYER” PAST NSP WEBINARS October 26th: What Happens When Doctors Say “No”: The Story of One Doctor in Bloomington, Indiana, Who Refused to Join an ACO REACH September 28th: Organizing in Rural Wisconsin: How the Citizens of… Continue reading December 2022 Newsletter

September 2022 Newsletter

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES WRITTEN BY NSP MEMBERS “Value-Based Payment Is the New For-Profit Health Care Industry” (Truthout) “How This Rural Wisconsin County Put Publicly Funded, Non-Profit, National Health Care on the Ballot” (Common Dreams) “Value-based payment has produced little value. It needs a time-out” (Stat) “‘Value-Based Care’ is a Pretext for Privatization” (CounterPunch) “5 Reasons We Need a National Organization to Energize the… Continue reading September 2022 Newsletter