May 4, 2021

Dr Anita Kestin: Why the “Public Option” Cannot Work (and Single Payer Can)

Single payer gets rid of expensive middlemen/health insurance companies but leaves our current healthcare providers in place...

Health Insurance 101: Why health insurance cannot work like other insurance and Medicare for All is required
March 29, 2021

Health Insurance 101: Why health insurance cannot work like other insurance and Medicare for All is required

“All taxpayers pay for our national defense against foreign attacks, and this is how we should think...

The Uprising: Healthcare and Health Insurance, a Conversation with Dr. J. Mark Ryan
March 8, 2021

The Uprising: Healthcare and Health Insurance, a Conversation with Dr. J. Mark Ryan

On this episode, we chat with Dr. Ryan about the need for Medicare for All, skyrocketing medical...

March 2, 2021

Michael Niemeyer: In support of RI Senate single payer bill

Don’t wait for it to happen to your family. Support S0233. Let’s cut out this inefficient and...

Jim Cowan: What Does the Lifespan/Care New England merger really mean for Rhode Island?
March 2, 2021

Jim Cowan: What Does the Lifespan/Care New England merger really mean for Rhode Island?

There are a few things that government does best. Health insurance is one of them. The Lifespan...

February 24, 2021

Dr Mark Ryan: Tax-payer subsidized private health insurance can’t make coverage affordable

“We must stop relying on taxpayer-subsidized, for-profit insurance companies that cannot do the job we need done:...

September 16, 2020

Newly elected RI lawmakers are saying ‘No’ to Raimondo’s austerity budget

“Cuts to critical services in communities like Pawtucket worsens inequality, which hurts us all over the long...

February 27, 2020

An interview with Green Party presidential hopeful Howie Hawkins

“We haven’t had a socialist movement that is a major force in American politics for generations and...

January 27, 2020

Nine Local, State Officials Endorse Elizabeth Warren for President

“I’m grateful to be endorsed by this group of Rhode Island’s foremost leaders,” said Elizabeth Warren. “From...

January 13, 2020

The Womxn Project holds panel on state funded healthcare prohibitions against paying for abortion services

“The fact that state employees don’t have abortion coverage is actually a relatively well kept secret,” said...

January 29, 2018

Support Rhode Island single payer

The enormous costs of healthcare cannot be controlled by hospital closures and buyouts or cutting Medicaid funding....

January 19, 2020

Sheldon Whitehouse answers tough questions at Woonsocket Town Hall campaign kick-off

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with constituents Saturday morning at the American Legion Post in Woonsocket...

October 31, 2019

Regunberg and Calkin introduce Medicare-for-All legislation

Legislation proposing a “Medicare-for-all” style program (also known as “single payer”), that would replace multiple “middlemen” insurers with...

December 19, 2017

Dr. J Mark Ryan explains the basics and advantages of single payer health care

J Mark Ryan, MD, head of the Rhode Island affiliate of Physicians for National Health Plan (PNHP)...