Mark Dudzic

Mark Dudzic

Mark Dudzic is a longtime union activist and former national organizer of the Labor Party. He currently serves as national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare. Follow the LCSP on Twitter: @LaborforSPayer

 

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 Maria Mora came to find information about her claim but found the California State Employment Development Department was closed due to coronavirus concerns on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Canoga Park, CA. (Photo: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Medicare Is Best Way to Cover the Millions of Americans Whose Health Insurance Has Been Taken Away
The Coronavirus crisis has made workers reel. With businesses forced to institute mass layoffs to cope with the economic shutdown forced by COVID-19, over 36 million have lost jobs in the last two months. As business and labor leaders working together to achieve universal health care, we are...
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Corporations like having healthcare linked to employment. They like having people held captive in jobs they hate for fear that they’ll lose their health coverage. (Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Why Won’t Corporate America Support Single Payer Medicare-for-All?
On the surface, it appears to be a no-brainer. Healthcare costs in the U. S. are twice as high as any other industrialized country. Most large corporations still pay a big chunk of their employees’ health care insurance premiums. Some are obligated by union contracts to pay an even larger...
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Wednesday, November 27, 2019
If Medicare for All 'Too Risky,' How Would NYT Have Reported Push for Social Security, Abolition, or the Overthrow of King George III?
On Tuesday of this week, the New York Times posted this headline : As one of the dozens of articles emanating from political establishment organs—including the Times , the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal —these pieces can be taken as an indicator of how much distress the growing...
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
'Everybody In, Nobody Out': What We Know So Far About the Medicare for All Act of 2019
As the 2019 legislative session in Congress kicks off, the Democratic majority in the House will, in very short order, have to address a national surge of support for Medicare for All (otherwise known as single-payer healthcare). At the close of the last Congress, almost two-thirds of Democratic...
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Six Ways Trumpcare Makes Healthcare Worse (and One Way to Make It Better)
The Affordable Care Act never really solved the healthcare crisis. It treated healthcare as a commodity allocated through market forces rather than as a public good and failed to address the profiteering at the core of our healthcare system, forcing it to use a series of confusing and convoluted...
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