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New Foundation team looking to bridge the great divide

How to mix red and blue to make Purple People A new Foundation R&D team is looking to bridge the great divide by Sara Wright Once upon the movement to bring universal health care to Colorado, a handful of people … Continue reading

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Moving beyond the ACA

By Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D. We, like the rest of America, have had a chance to breathe a deep sigh of relief as the Senate has—at least temporarily—agreed to stop talking about a repeal and/or replace of the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Rally for #HealthcareForAll Aug. 8 at the Courthouse!

Rally for #HealthcareForAll at 7:15 a.m. this Tuesday morning at the Courthouse!  Let’s support courageous health care advocates* who Sen. Cory Gardner had arrested for trespassing July 6 in his Denver office following a sit-in for health care for everyone. State Sen, … Continue reading

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What’s up in Fremont, Custer, and Chaffee Counties

by Madeleine Jacobs, MD Our active group is small, but energized. Our goal in Colorado is to build public awareness of single payer health care and it’s working. We’ve been putting George Lakoff’s principles from Don’t Think of an Elephant … Continue reading

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Framing our values matters

During the campaign to pass ColoradoCare, many proponents felt that if they could just find the perfect slogan, the message would sink in across Colorado. Not so, according to cognitive scientist George Lakoff. Our brains work in values frameworks, he … Continue reading

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Biz leaders learn to love single-payer health care

by Mayling Simpson Steamboat Springs, Colorado In the fall of 2016, a colleague and I studied 18 businesses and seven public entities (city governments, county governments, school districts) in Routt County to see how Amendment 69, ColoradoCare, would affect their … Continue reading

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Mennonites host Boulder march for Improved Medicare 4 All

About 20 marchers held signs July 24 in Boulder that read “Human need, not corporate greed,” “Medicare for all,” and “Health care not warfare” as a steady stream of drivers honked in support. As some picketted across Broadway at Table … Continue reading

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An Independence Day Call for Universal Health Care

by Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D. (Also published in the Boulder Daily Camera, July 12, 2017) Governments must protect their citizens from threats to life. Without life, there is no liberty or ability to pursue happiness!  On July 4, 1776, our … Continue reading

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Our strategy to get to universal health care

Working with this impressive group of dedicated volunteers and staff is inspirational. Because of our efforts, all three of the Colorado Dems in the House co-sponsored HR-676, improved Medicare for All. Your tireless work and donations are the power that … Continue reading

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Nevada’s Medicaid for All plan could (have) lead the way

Update: On June 17, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed the bill. Any Nevada resident could sign up for Medicaid if Nevada’s governor signs into law a bill the legislature passed in late May. And whether Nevada becomes the first state … Continue reading

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