Is the IV Bag half-empty or half-full? Theda Skocpol, the author of a forthcoming book on President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, argues in the Nation that progressives are underrating reform.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 18, 2010 2:37 pm|
|By: Rob Stone M.D. Monday May 31, 2010 9:29 am|
On Friday afternoon May 21, WellPoint released the official tally for the voting from their contentions annual shareholders meeting on the 18th. Our resolution to return Wellpoint to non-profit status received over 30 million votes, 9.4% of the shares voted. That is a jaw dropping vote of no confidence in the management of this company. But the story isn’t over yet. Our shareholder resolution for WellPoint to return to its non-profit Blue Cross roots will be back next year. And the SEC has proposed a new regulation that would allow shareholders to directly nominate corporate board members called “Proxy Access.” If this goes into effect this fall as expected, I intend to run for the WellPoint board.
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Tuesday May 4, 2010 11:00 am|
By now, we’re all well aware that Anthem Blue Cross in California has decided to withdraw its obcene 39% rate increase under intense scrutiny from California officials, HHS and the Obama administration, and Congress.
But a piece of the news seems to be flying under the radar.
|By: Scarecrow Thursday February 25, 2010 6:21 am|
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow’s comment last night reminded everyone how far the President’s health reform summit has diverted the nation from where this debate should have been.
|By: SumofChange Tuesday December 15, 2009 11:30 am|
Report on the final outcome of the trail of Joe Szakos, Executive Director of the Virginia Organizing Project