Why California can lead the way to Single Payer in the U.S.

by Bill Zimmerman Recently Public Citizen, a member of California’s AllCare Alliance, released a report entitled, “A Roadmap to Single-Payer: How States Can Escape the Clutches of the Private Health Insurance Industry.” “We’re looking for a few pioneering states with...

In America, childbirth costs a royal sum

Across the pond, new mom, Kate Middleton, is getting health care fit for a future queen. Still, the average British pregnant woman doesn’t have to break the bank to get good medical treatment, thanks to the United Kingdom’s universal healthcare system. But...