Category Archives: Healthcare

22 Oct
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Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, Oct 22, 2019

_ Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security WorksOctober 22, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes: Alex explains articulately, factually, and historically why Social Security is in good health as well as disclosing why the financial sector is going after your ...

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23 Jul
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Maria Goodall, UFCW, Liz Maass, OPEIU Local 8, Paul Victor, patient, Providence Medical, July 23, 2019

  Maria Goodall, UFCW’s bargaining team member, Liz Maass, OPEIU Local 8’s bargaining team member, and Paul Victor, patient and community member, at Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WA, July 23, 2019 Interview by Gary Kanter:  Maria, Liz, and Paul ...

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02 Apr
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Dr. John Geyman, Physician, Author, Professor, & Blogger, April 2, 2019

  Dr. John Geyman, Family physician, Author, Professor, and Blogger April 2, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes: John gives an update on the current state of our health care system, which is explained in his new book ‘Trumpcare.’ For more ...

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29 May
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Ben Day, Executive Director of Healthcare Now, May 29

  Ben Day, Executive Director of Healthcare Now, May 29, 2018 Interview by Ken Winkes: Ben gives a report on the politics of single payer healthcare. For more information, go to https://www.healthcare-now.org/, www.laborforsinglepayer.org/, www.pnhp.org, and www.nationalnursesunited.org. We Do The Work ...

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08 Feb
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Senator Ranker Introduces Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Recognizing the real impact of prescription drug costs on Washington citizens’ pocket books and the state budget, Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, introduced bipartisan legislation to bring transparency to prescription drug costs. Senate Bill 5586 was heard in the Senate ...

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18 Oct
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John Bennett and Wayne Gay, UFCW Skagit Hospital Caregivers

  John Bennett and Wayne Gay, UFCW Skagit Hospital Caregivers, Oct. 18, 2016 Interview by Lori Province, a new host:  John and Wayne give an account of the Skagit Hospital Caregivers contract negotiations and why they were successful in achieving ...

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11 Oct
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Dr. John Geyman, Family physician, Author, Professor, and Blogger on Our Health Care System

  Dr. John Geyman, Family physician, Author, Professor, and Blogger, Oct. 11, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes: John examines the state of our current health care system. For more information, go to http://www.johngeymanmd.org. We Do the Work Comments: >  Obamacare ...

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27 Sep
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Lane Anliker, Organizer for SEIU 1199NW, and Joe White, CNA at Island Hospital

  Lane Anliker, Organizer for SEIU Local 1199NW, and Joe White, CNA at Island Hospital Sept. 27, 2016 Interview by Mark Lowry: Lane and Joe talk about their current contract negotiations at Island Hospital and the state of our healthcare ...

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01 Jul
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Patty Murray Addresses Opioid Addiction Crisis

“Opioid addiction is a national epidemic that has gone on for far too long. According to the CDC, forty four people die each day in the United States from prescription painkillers. And in my home state of Washington, researchers found ...

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27 Jun
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Washington Democrats Laud Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Women’s Right to Choose

On June 27, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Whole Woman’s  Health v. Hellerstedt that a Texas law restricting women’s access to safe, legal abortion care is unconstitutional. Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is the first major Supreme Court ...

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