One year ago today, Marilyn Clement, founder and National Coordinator of Healthcare-NOW!, passed away surrounded by her children, Scott and Pam, her daughter-in-law Liz, and the caring thoughts of all of us who knew her, worked with her, and had come to love her. Marilyn’s life and work was dedicated to social justice. She worked…

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All of us in the labor movement who have battled for decades to secure healthcare for all Americans deeply mourn the passing of one of our dearest colleagues, Marilyn Clement. She will be sorely missed, not only because of her leadership in our struggle for healthcare justice, but also because of her warm, personal demeanor…

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By Helen Redmond for Counter Punch – Spoiler alert: this is not a fawning, gushing, lie-filled eulogy of Saint Edward Kennedy. Read no further if you believe the “Liberal Lion” or as I prefer to call him, the “Lion King,” actually made this country a healthier, more equitable place to live in. You have been…

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“…working for the common good is a wonderful way to live – a wonderful way to spend a lifetime.” – Marilyn Clement, June 7, 2003 Marilyn wrote a number of articles on healthcare for the site. You can read them all here. Marilyn Clement, founder and National Coordinator of Healthcare-NOW!, passed away on Monday, August…

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Marilyn Clement, June 30, 1935 – August 3, 2009 by Donna Smith – Marilyn Clement, national coordinator for Healthcare-NOW, died August 3, 2009. We mourn her loss. She was an organizer for the ages, a friend, a mentor, and as of today, an angel. Behind she leaves legions of single-payer healthcare activists who may not…

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By the depth and amount of your response to our website, the National Strategy Conference, and the various videos and other resources offered from Healthcare-NOW, it is clear that we are growing in numbers and in commitment to a national, single-payer healthcare system in this country. In addition, president-elect Barack Obama continues to commit to…

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