A summit "Single-payer Where Do We Go From Here?" was convened by Senator Bernie Sanders on May 24th. Panelists included economist Gerald Friedman, who recently toured Oregon, and Dr. Margaret Flowers, along with representatives of Public Citizen, Physicians for a National Health Care Plan, and National Nurses United. A video of the event is posted on Senator Sander's site. VIEW MORE. The panel discussion begins at 25 minutes and runs over an hour more, so you may want to view it in segments.

Donna Smith, of Health Care for All Colorado, wrote an opinion about the summit "Sanders Holds Forum on Single-Payer: Anything New?" One objection she had was lack of a patient representative on the panel. Her piece was published in Common Dreams on 5-25-14. LEARN MORE.

Posted on May 30, 2014 .