Aetna’s CEO Mark Bertolini received a 131% pay hike, bringing in $30.7 million: that’s 877 times the $35k that the average worker makes in a year. Tell him that’s not okay. Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Dear [[First_Name]]: Fortune 500 health insurers increased compensation for their CEOs 25% in 2013 over 2012!…

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The cause of universal healthcare is alive and well. Not only is the state of Vermont moving toward a single-payer system, but Vermont’s U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill and is holding a hearing this week on the benefits other countries enjoy from a single-payer system that would benefit everyone except the profiteering…

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Writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper is this week’s action to support Medicare-for-all! Go here to easily tell your local newspaper that, instead of cuts, we should expand Medicare to cover everyone living in the United States. Before submitting your letter, keep in mind that letters to the editor are most…

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The cooks, custodians, and maintenance workers at the Old Rochester School system in Massachusetts are facing an impossible healthcare situation. You can help by signing their change.org petition asking their employer to do the right thing and raising awareness about the need for single-payer healthcare reform. Here’s what happened: the Old Rochester School Committee is…

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Ask your Representative to become an original cosponsor of HR 676: “The Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act.” today! Rep. John Conyers is going to reintroduce national, single-payer healthcare legislation very soon–sometime this week. Before he introduces the bill, Mr. Conyers would like to have as many original cosponsors as possible. Please call your…

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Are you going to the October 6, 2011 rally at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C.? Healthcare-NOW! will be there to demand human needs over corporate greed, including life-saving, money-saving improved Medicare for all. Help us build the single-payer contingent by coming to Freedom Plaza on October 6th. Please email Vanessa@healthcare-NOW.org if you and/or your organization…

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Call Your Senators – National Call-In Day Today As part of the negotiations to raise the national debt ceiling, Wall Street-funded politicians in Congress and the White House are proposing significant cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. They want to: – Cut Social Security’s COLA – even though Social Security does not contribute one…

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Now is the time to fight to raise standards for America’s working people! Join National Nurses United on Tuesday, June 7th for their national rally and lobby day on Capitol Hill. Please RSVP here. NNU represents 175,000 nurses across the country, and is ready to bring a new deal to Washington DC: the Main Street…

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Join the movement to make healthcare a human right by becoming a Healthcare-NOW! member today! Members receive: a Healthcare-NOW! t-shirt. invites to monthly national single-payer activist conference call. access to updated single-payer resources and materials. invites to leadership training sessions. discounted Healthcare-NOW! National Strategy Conference registration. We must continue to fight for a single-payer, universal…

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Watching working people stand up and fight back inspires us! We don’t have to tell you that Wisconsin’s groundswell is what we need to create real change. As workers lose benefits, the people in Wisconsin and around the country know that unreasonably high health insurance costs are at the root of the fiscal crisis in…

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