We Need a Populist Movement—Part 1: Healthcare

Healthcare I saw Keith Olbermann‘s show (see the clip at this link) where he hosted Michael Moore, producer of Sicko, and Wendell Potter,  former Vice President of corporate communications at CIGNA, one of the United States’ largest health insurance companies,  and author of Deadly Spin. Potter apologized to Moore for his massive, industry-funded, carefully-crafted efforts to discredit him and his… Continue reading

About Those Death Panels…

California’s Real Death Panels: Insurers Deny 21% of Claims PacifiCare’s Denials 40%, Cigna’s 33% in First Half of 2009 More than one of every five requests for medical claims for insured patients, even when recommended by a patient’s physician, are rejected by California’s largest private insurers, amounting to very real death panels in practice daily in the nation’s biggest state,… Continue reading