RoseAnn DeMoro

Sen. Sanders' Medicare-For-All Act: The Time Has Come Today

As the Chambers Brothers might put it, with the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All Act of 2017, the time has come today.

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The Public Option in Health Care - Doomed From the Start

With the collapse of the dismal Republican healthcare bill, some Democrats are reviving talk of a public option as the cure for the holes in the Affordable Care Act that opened the door for the GOP attack.

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Nurses and Activists Playing Hardball with Legislators Running Away From Single Payer Health Care

"We have not made a single gain in civil rights without determined legal and nonviolent pressure… It is a historical fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily." 
—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter From a Birmingham Jailpolitical establishment to shut it down, the quest for a state based, Medicare for all type system in California, based on patient need, not corporate profits, rolls on.

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Why the Marquis de Sade Would Tip His Hat to the Cruelty Baked into the Republican Health Care Bill

Even the great Stephen King might find this story implausible.

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Nurse Leader DeMoro: Access to Buying Insurance Is Not Health Coverage

A signature exchange early in the first Senate hearing Wednesday for Rep. Tom Price in his nomination to be the next Health and Human Services Secretary illustrates a lot about our still damaged health care system, and how it could get much worse.

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We Will Not Waver in Our Political Revolution

In three momentous days June 17-19, 3,000 activists gathered in a People’s Summit in Chicago to embrace a continuing resolution to building a broad, bigger progressive movement to transform the nation and the planet.

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10 Ways the Media and Political Establishment Have Tried to Orchestrate the Democratic Primary

It’s not over. Far from it. The economic and political establishment, which includes the Democratic National Committee, its Wall Street and corporate backers and the major media—most of it now owned by a half dozen big corporations—have worked feverishly to turn the Democratic primary process into a coronation for Hillary Clinton.

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Don't Stop With Killing Cadillac Tax – Volkswagen's System of Profiting Off the Sick Must Go Too

To unpack the hubbub over the fraudulently named “Cadillac tax” let’s lift the covers off the corporate ideology of both the tax and Affordable Care Act it funds, and ask again, why do we continue to cling to a healthcare system premised on profiting off the sick?

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What Happens When Our Healthcare Professionals are Stricken by Infectious Diseases

Nurses worked everyday throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. That is the expectation of their job; that is the expectation of their calling. 

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