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Health Insurance Industry Wins: All Americans Must Buy Insurance under Obama Plan

Uncle Sam Single PayerBy Rady Ananda

Tonight, President Obama unveiled before Congress and the public his health insurance plan. Congress gave him a 5-minute standing ovation.

He said he was determined to be the last president to take up the cause of healthcare, but his plan insulates the health insurance industry by requiring all citizens to buy health insurance.

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On the Offensive, Trumka, Progressive Dems Revive Healthcare Battle

By Roger Bybee

It’s been a cruel, cruel summer for pro-labor progressives—until the last couple days when AFLCIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka and 60 House Democrats came out swinging for a Medicare-based public option in any healthcare reform plan.

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