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Aug 26, 2009

Weekly Pulse: Health care reform after Kennedy

Lindsay Beyerstein
TMC MediaWire Blogger
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.
Blog
Aug 19, 2009

Weekly Pulse: Public option on life support

Lindsay Beyerstein
TMC MediaWire Blogger
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.
Blog
Aug 12, 2009

Weekly Pulse: Mob scene

Lindsay Beyerstein
TMC MediaWire Blogger
Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at townhall meetings around the country.
Blog
Aug 5, 2009

Weekly Pulse: Angry mobs demand the status quo

Lindsay Beyerstein
TMC MediaWire Blogger
An update on health care reform in the U.S.: By now it’s clear that the Senate Finance Committe won’t cough up a heathcare bill before the summer recess.
Podcast
Apr 29, 2009

Why clinics shouldn't screen healthy people

Redeye
Private clinics encourage healthy people to undergo medical screening. Alan Cassels says there's a cost to the patient and the healthcare system.
Podcast
Apr 4, 2009

Healthcare databases and the surveillance state

Redeye
<p>Micheal Vonn of the BCCLA talks about the threats to patient privacy in particular and democracy in general when the government starts putting all our healthcare files into unified databases.</p>

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