The Evolution of the Health Care Debate

The following are commentaries, blog posts and news releases that show how our “Health Care For America” plan helped shape the debate in 2007. Download this as a pdf document


The Great Risk Shift and Health Care for All
By Christian Norton
December 21, 2006

Health Care forAmerica
By Roger Hickey
January 11, 2007

Health Care for America Posted on Talking Points Memo Café

Activists and Experts Hail Health Care for America Plan
Launch Progressive Debate on Medical Coverage for All
Written by Jacob Hacker and Published by EPI
Campaign for America’s Future and other groups that stopped Social Security privatization vow nationwide campaign on health care

AFSCME Supports “Health Care for America” Plan
McEntee: Expansion of employer-based health care offers America its most realistic chance to achieve affordable coverage for all.

Statement of SEIU President Andy Stern regarding the Health Care For America proposal

Health Care For America: Blog Roundup
By Bill Scher, January 16, 2007

Edwards Gives a Nod Toward “Health Care For America”
By Bill Scher, February 6, 2007

The Universal Health Care Debate is Over
By Bill Scher, February 7, 2007

Blog Reaction to Edwards Health Care Plan
By Bill Scher, February 8, 2007

More Links on Hacker and Hickey on Edwards Plan:
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2007/2/6/142556/8612
http://www.mydd.com/story/2007/2/6/135021/6412
http://www.tpmcafe.com/blog/billscherforourfuture/2007/feb/06/jacob_hacker_roger_hickey_on_edwards_health_care_plan

Health Care Advocates Praise Edwards Health Plan

Where the Health Care Debate is Going
By Bill Scher, February 20, 2007

Health Care for All Information Project listserve

This is an example of the Health Care for All Information Project listserve. News and action opportunities are sent to 8,000 health care activists weekly.

The Health Care Answers We Need
By Roger Hickey, March 23, 2007

Universal Care: Getting the Right Mix
By Roger Hickey, March 26, 2007

Adviser Describes Obama Health Plan
By David Cutler, June 1, 2007

Hacker: Obama’s Health Plan’s Actually Pretty Good
By Isaiah J. Poole, June 4, 2007

Obamacare: Clearing Away The Fog
By Jacob S. Hacker, June 4, 2007

Hillary Confirms Commitment to Health Care for All
By Roger Hickey, September 21, 2007

Hillary’s Turn

By Jacob S. Hacker, September 24, 2007

Download this as a pdf document to understand the facts and perspectives behind the health plans offered by the 2008 presidential candidates. You will find each of the above commentaries, blog posts and news releases that show how our “Health Care For America” plan helped shape the debate in 2007.