Opinion

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Pennsylvania politics continues to trump health and environment

The latest is how Gov. Tom Corbett separated one of the wealthiest and more high-tech/industrial areas of the state from the rural areas.

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A big victory for health care

The Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health reform law is a huge victory for the American people, and for the president.

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“Obamacare” fight could determine nation's future

This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.

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Cuban-style health care in America? Yes we can

Despite the valiant attempts by progressive Democrats to pass universal health care, we got the Affordable Care Act that still leaves several million uninsured.

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Universal health care: If Cuba can do it, why can’t we?

So how can we fix this mess while putting the insurance industry out of business and curbing pharmaceutical industries? I look to Cuba as a model.

Shame on the Supreme Court!

The anti-democratic, corrupt right-wing majority on the Supreme Court is again laying plans to nullify the election of a Democratic president.

How Libby, Mont., got Medicare for all

When Senator Baucus needed a solution to a disaster in Montana, he turned to the nation's single-payer healthcare system, Medicare, to solve the problem.

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Politics and health care from the heartland

As Chicago Mayor Harold Washington used to say, "Politics ain't beanbag."