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Happy Birthday Medicare!

Mark Dudzic Labor Campaign for Single Payer
cartoon On July 30, Medicare turns 53. For over half a century, it has provided healthcare as a right to all Americans over 65 and many disabled Americans. It has saved countless lives and kept millions out of poverty.

Campaign for Guaranteed Healthcare for a healthcare week of action June 24-July1.

The Labor Campaign for Single-Payer The Labor Campaign for Single-Payer
The numbers don’t lie. The costs of our for-profit healthcare system are an anchor around the neck of America’s working families. It is simply unsustainable. Medicare for All would give us the healthcare that we need through an equitable public financing system that will ensure that everyone pays their fair share. It will provide an economic stimulus for businesses and workers alike.
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