Weekly Pulse: Stem Cell Hell, Bad Eggs, and DIY Abortions
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 25, 2010 9:58 am|
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 26, 2009 10:03 am|
One of healthcare reform’s greatest champions died last night. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) succumbed to brain cancer at the age of 77. During his 46-year career in the senate, Kennedy’s name appeared on virtually every major piece of progressive legislation from civil rights to economic justice, to healthcare. Kennedy called healthcare reform “the cause of my life.”
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 19, 2009 9:31 am|
Will healthcare reform include a public health insurance plan to compete with private health insurance? President Obama campaigned on the promise of a public option, but over the past week he and his top advisers have repeatedly signaled that they aren’t willing to fight for it.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 12, 2009 9:50 am|
Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at townhall meetings around the country.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 5, 2009 10:22 am|
By now it’s clear that the Senate Finance Committee won’t cough up a heathcare bill before the summer recess.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday July 29, 2009 9:30 am|
The Senate Finance Committee is reportedly very close to finishing its healthcare legislation. But as the bill’s details leak, anticipation is quickly turning to dejection in progressive healthcare circles.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday July 22, 2009 9:18 am|
by Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger
Healthcare is dominating domestic politics this week, as Congress and President Obama outline their visions for reform. The president is pushing Congress to pass a bill that keeps healthcare costs in check before the August deadline.