Sunday, October 22, 2017
The Upstander

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Universal healthcare

From Dream To Reality: Single-Payer Healthcare in New York Is Within Reach

It’s an idea whose time has come. In fact it’s an idea whose time came a long, long time ago across much of the western world. That idea is single-payer healthcare: a system that provides universal, free-at-the-point-of-need care where the [...]

June 5, 2017 Opinion

Activists and Healthcare Unions Push For Medicare-For-All in New York State

Activists and healthcare unions marched in New York this weekend in opposition to recent efforts to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), and put pressure on local senators to support a statewide Medicare-for-all bill. Around 300 protesters gathered at Trump [...]

April 3, 2017 Grassroots, News
Medicaid Protest

“I Wouldn’t Be Alive Today Without Medicaid”

People with disabilities held a “live theater” rally yesterday next to Federal Plaza in New York, to protest the Republican-proposed American Healthcare Act. The bill, also known as Trumpcare, is projected to leave 24 million more Americans uninsured than the [...]

March 22, 2017 Grassroots
Caring for one another

How to Resist Without Burning Out

It’s been fifty days since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. In that time, he has kick-started the process of dismantling the administrative state, fired multiple staffers for reasons ranging from defiance to espionage, given the green [...]

March 16, 2017 Opinion