Vote by Midnight for POP Art Contest

By: Friday November 20, 2009 12:23 pm

Vote here for the winner of the POP art contest. Voting ends tonight at midnight.


Public Voting is Now Open for the POP “Public Choice” Art Prize

By: Wednesday November 18, 2009 7:15 am

We received amazing entries for the POP art contest. There are six finalists for the “Public Choice” prize, and voting is now open.

Vote now!

Join Me and Medical Students Today to Treat, Not Trick for Generic Drugs!

By: Friday October 30, 2009 7:54 am

I’m going to be at the Russell Senate office building today with Laura Musselwhite, the wonderful medical student from Duke University who wrote this incredible op-ed in the Winston-Salem journal about her patients who can’t afford the drugs that could save their lives: A solution lies in a generic biologics proposal from Rep. Henry Waxman [...]

House Health Care Bill: A Death Sentence for My Fellow Breast Cancer Survivors

By: Thursday October 29, 2009 12:30 pm

There was much celebration on Capitol Hill today with the announcement of the new House health care bill. For myself, as a three-time breast cancer survivor, there was tremendous sadness and disappointment in the Speaker. Nancy Pelosi made a choice with regard to the lifesaving biologic drugs I took when I was in chemotherapy-drugs that [...]

Are You or Someone You Know Paying $50,000 a Year for Drugs?

By: Tuesday October 27, 2009 8:01 am

The public option has received the lion’s share of attention in the health care debate, but there is an equally important one relating to generic drugs that could mean the lifesaving drugs of the future remain too expensive for all but the wealthy. Biologics are drugs made from living organisms, and they are considered the [...]

Arianna Huffington, Jesse Dylan, Marshall Ganz and Others to Judge POP Art Contest

By: Wednesday October 14, 2009 7:30 am

POP (Public Option Please), our health care reform advocacy campaign, is announcing an arts contest. Inspired by artists behind the successful “Manifest Hope” project, the effort is designed to provide a vehicle for artists to help reframe the debate surrounding health care. Whereas Congress is focused on bending cost curves and protecting insurance company profits, [...]

“Silver Bullet” in the Head for the Public Option

By: Thursday October 8, 2009 7:19 am

And go say “hi” to Eve on her POP diary this morning.  As I said, we’ll have more later.  But this is where this battle has to go in order for it to become a movement that can achieve universal health care, not just a short-term political battle.  Her heart, and the heart of those who are willing to get arrested because they believe passionately in social justice for all, is the thing that will carry us to victory in the battle for universal health care.

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