I met Don Bechler during the successful living wage campaign in San Francisco in the late 1990s. As a result, 20,000 workers received a raise in pay. Many joined a union. After that campaign, he recruited me to join the fight to achieve an Improved Medicare for All.
Nationwide, more than 1 in 5 people in this country rely on Medicaid for their health care. In California, where the program is called Medi-Cal, it is 1 in 3.
The November election is not far away. My first vote for president was in 1972. Most elections since then, I voted against rather than for a candidate.
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1966.
Social media and web site help needed for San Francisco Green Party candidate for State Senate, Barry Hermanson.
After many years, I’ve come to believe that the leadership of the Democratic Party is the obstacle to achieving universal healthcare.
Americans can have better health care at a lower cost.