Thursday, July 23, 2009

On Healthcare: Why Obama's Plan (and the Mass Plan) Don't Work for Us

Some articles to point your attention to the debate around the Health Care Proposal before Congress.
An editorial in the Progressive Magazine from Physicians for a National Health Program
"Why Obama's Public Option is Defective and Why We Need Single Payer"
and
An article about the Massachusetts plan. Here in Boston, we know all too well how the plan is (not) working, especially for immigrants.
And here
"Like many of the immigrants who may lose state-sponsored insurance, he has a low-paying job that doesn't give him health insurance. 'I pay my taxes," he said, in Spanish. "I pay my insurance. So how is that we contribute to this country, and then all of a sudden they say we're going to cut your insurance?' "