Single-Payer Health Care

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    How Democrats, Republicans, and Big Medicine Sabotaged Obamacare From the Start

    It was the winter of our discontent, 2009. A season of bank failures, massive layoffs and $5-a-gallon gasoline. Finally, a fractured country could at least agree on one thing: This had to change. So President Barack Obama set out to deactivate the next bomb awaiting the U.S. economy, the one tic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    Rightbloggers on Foreign Affairs: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

    We all know what domestic policies rightbloggers favor -- tax breaks for the wealthy, persecution of minorities, and so forth -- but we don't usually hear much about their foreign policy preferences except Benghazi Impeach skreee. But last week was a busy one in that regard, and gave us a good loo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    ACT UP Did March for Single-Payer Health Care

    In this week's Pride Issue feature "Does 'Gay Inc.' Believe in Free Speech?" we report about how the mainstream gay organizations, even the AIDS groups, were largely absent from Zuccotti Park in 2011 and were not advocating a single-payer option during 2010's raging health care debates. Reader Eust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    Ralph Nader: Why I'm Running Again

    Once again, Ralph Nader has thrown his hat into the presidential race. The perennial candidate spoke with the Voice about corporate greed, impeaching Bush and why he thinks Obama and Clinton are one in the same. Village Voice: What made you decide to run for president again? Ralph Nader: Same rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    Malachy McCourt Fiddles, Burns

    "So I need signatures," Green party gubernatorial candidate Malachy McCourt says to the couple who, like many of the couples entering the Lyceum Theater on West 45th Street for the 2 p.m. matinee of "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" on Wednesday, is clutching water bottles and canes. McCourt is wearing ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2006

    How to Kill a War in 10 Not-So-Easy Steps

    Desperate times call for desperate measures—like talking to lobbyists

  • Specials

    May 11, 2004
  • News

    November 12, 2002

    Wheedle, Leverage, Organize

    Paul Wellstone's Lesson for the Overwhelmed Dems

  • News

    October 10, 2000

    'Freedom Is Participation in Power'

    Nader Tells New York Crowd to Grab the Reins

  • News

    April 4, 2000

    The Shrink Brigade

    Therapists Take On Managed Care

  • News

    March 30, 1999

    Profit and Loss

    Why the U.S. gets so little bang for its health care buck