Questions about Health Reform? Question the Spin..
This was originally written for a blog at www.positivelyaware.com, specifically for HIV-positive people, but was not able to be posted there. It’s my hope that many people living with other diseases and “disease group” organizations may find parallels that are relevant to them and their constituencies. Continue reading
If he’s not careful, political writer and contributor to Forbes and The Washington Monthly, regular commentator on Fox News, and friend of health insurance whistleblower and single-payer advocate Wendell Potter, might find squads of United Healthcare, Wellpoint, or Aetna thugs waiting for him around a corner. Continue reading
It has become clear in the last few weeks that people seem to want to know why they should invest the time, effort, and money to participate in DUH. So here’s how I see it.
We very rarely get an opportunity in life to take advantage of foresight. I believe we are at a time in American history when we have that opportunity. Continue reading
Along with “the worst economy since the Great Depression,” “too big to fail” became the catch phrase of 2009. So Wall Street was bailed out and the auto industry got loans while those of us who are now known as the 99% lost jobs, pensions, savings, and hope. President Obama and Democrats caved to the demands of Republicans and the insurance and pharmaceutical industries in order to get a healthcare “reform” bill passed that includes a few beneficial provisions amongst a sea of complicated, profit-driven, Continue reading