Health Care


On this Encore Edition of the Brain Labor Report We talk with Gerald Cavanaugh about Single Payer Healthcare and the failure of the market-based healthcare.July 30, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 23rd we discuss how Americans spend their money, we discuss the broken healthcare system and play music by Jason Luckett.July 23, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 25, 2009 we discuss single payer healthcare plans like HR676. Wes declares healthcare the new civil rights movement.June 25, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 22 we give tribute to Dave Marston who is diagnosed with Creutzfeld-Jakob disease. We also discuss Anne Feeney’s Sing Out For Single Payer Road Show.  We play “Woody’s Guitar” by Dana Hubbard. We also play Anne Feeney’s “War on the Workers” and “We’re Nursing As Fast As We Can.”

 June 22, 2009 >>> listen or download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 12 we interview social justice songwriter Patrick Dodd and his wife Mary. We discuss independent media, Woody Guthrie and single payer healthcare.

June 12, 2009 >>> Listen Here

We talk with Michael Kaufmann, labor organizer and healthcare reformer. We discuss the struggle of working class to get and keep healthcare. We discuss Universal Healthcare bill HR 676.June 8, 2009 >>> Listen Here 22 MB

On the Brain Labor Report for June 5, we discuss healthcare reform and HR676 with Linda Peterson. Peterson is President of her AFSCME home care local in Eugene and an activist with the Eugene/Springfield Solidarity Network and on the board of the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign…

June 5, 2009 >>> Listen or downl0ad here

On the Brain Labor Report we interview Mike Huntington with Physicians for a National Health Program. We discuss single payer healthcare, the insurance industry, COBRA and healthcare reform.June 4, 2009 >>> Listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report we talk with Colette Washington about HR 676,the Single Payer Healthcare Plan. Colette does online communications for the CNA/NNOC. She has used media including rap to get labor’s message out and is an accomplished musician. She also helped spearhead the production of a video in the fight to reopen the New Orleans Charity Hospital.June 3, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

We talk with Kay Tillow, coordinator for Kentuckians for Single Payer Healthcare for a discussion about HR676 the “New Expanded Medicare” bill. For more information visit www.pnhp.org.

June 2, 2009 >>> Listen or download here 

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