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April 2, 2015
The prospects for universal health care in the United States appear unusually bleak these days. Just as the first U.S. state -- Vermont -- was getting ready to implement a universal, publicly... Keep reading »
March 18, 2015
On Jan. 23, 2014, my wife Jeanette died of cancer. She was first diagnosed with thyroid cancer back in 2008. We were fortunate to have comprehensive health insurance at the time, and Jeanette... Keep reading »
March 4, 2015
The Vermont Workers’ Center and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative say single payer health care could still be on the table. Building off the financing plan that Gov. Peter Shumlin... Keep reading »
February 27, 2015
Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Common Dreams Economists Throw Weight Behind Universal Health Care in Vermont 'Publicly financed health care systems result in improved health outcomes,... Keep reading »
January 27, 2015
The following Op-Ed was written by Dr. Anna Carey, who lives in Burlington, Vermont, and works at a family practice in Cambridge. Dr. Carey is a member of Vermont's Healthcare Is a Human Right... Keep reading »
January 25, 2015
The following Op-Ed was written by Jessica Morrison, a registered nurse living in Burlington, Vermont, and a member of Vermont's Healthcare Is a Human Right campaign. As a nurse, I am held... Keep reading »
January 20, 2015
The following op-ed in the Rutland Herald was written by Stauch Blaise, a resident of East Randolph, Vermont, and a member of the Vermont Workers' Center's Healthcare Is a Human Right campaign. On... Keep reading »
January 12, 2015
This New York Times video follows Baltimore high school student leaders from Free Your Voice , an affiliate of NESRI partner United Workers , who have been organizing to stop the construction of a... Keep reading »
January 9, 2015
Burned by governor, protesters occupy House Chamber, saying they will not leave until Green Mountain Care law respected Update 1/9/2015 11:30 AM EST: After holding the floor of the Vermont... Keep reading »
December 20, 2014
This week, we witnessed Gov. Peter Shumlin giving up his role in Vermont’s move to universal health care, as he caved to pressure from big businesses. His misguided decision marks the end of a... Keep reading »



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