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Can We Afford Single Payer Healthcare?
Marcia Angell, MD, Speaking in Corvallis, Oregon, April 28, 2012 (58:17)

Economics of Single Payer Healthcare
Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts speaking in Corvallis, Oregon, May 30, 2014. (51:24)

HealthCare Triage concise video descriptions of health care in other countries and the U.S:       Canada (7:25)       France (5:43)        Britain (6:11)        United States (7:35)

Healing the Healthcare Blues, with Norman Sylvester
Rally at the Capitol, Feb. 4, 2013 (6:52)

Maegan Prentice interviews Samuel Metz, MD:
Six Answers to Hard Questions about Single Payer (6 videos combined time 20:29)
Medicare birthday party: (26:45)    
Panel with two single-payer programs discussed (29:48)

Populist Dialogues:
Dr. Samuel Metz explains clearly and simply why we need Single Payer finnancing for helath care in Oregon and in the United States, and responds to questions. May 2013 (28:30)
Dr. Samuel Metz explains how the Health Care for All alternative would be universal in its coverage, less expensive because it removes the private insurance middle-man, and is not dependent on an individual's employment status. Such a system is sometimes called single payer, or improved medicare for all. August 2014. (28:30)

The Canada Effect - Canadian Health Care Interviews by L. Caron (8:40)

Real Canadians Talking Real Healthcare (9:42)
Canadians discuss the realities of their single payer health care system, and take exception to the American right wing's insulting it.

Can't Go Home: Americans In Canada Share Healthcare Stories (6:48)
What do you think of when you imagine an American living in exile, unable to return home?  Guess why these Americans can't go home.   2009

Nicole Bernard, CGT/France, Speaks to Labor Single Payer Conference (12:09)
Invited as a guest speaker to the Jan. 11, 2013 Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare National Strategy Conference, Nicole Bernard (retired social security worker from France and representing the French CGT union) outlined labor's fight to defend the French healthcare system and related it to the struggle in the U.S. to stop threats here to Social Security and Medicare.

City Lights Show: Healthcare For All Oregon Salem Rally (28:29)
Lisa stiller interviews Jennifer Loomis and Dr. Paul Gorman Jan. 30, 2013

Dr. Camilo Marquez address to the East Multnomah League of Women Voters, May 14, 2013. (1:02:26)

Physicians for a National Health Program has a fresh vision for the future of healthcare. This is our dream. Join us. (1:06)

Gerald Friedman presentations:
Video of Dr. Gerald Friedman’s Talk on Single Payer Health Care for PA in Pittsburgh (18:41)
Can We Afford Health Care for All? Corvallis May 16, 2014 (52:02)
The Economic Benefits of Single Payer Health Care. May 17, 2014,Oregon AFL-CIO meeting room in Portland (1:35:19)

Begging for Change--Healthcare Blues (3:45)
by Peter Alexander

Senate committee hearing on single payer lessons for the U.S. (1:46:32)
Video of the hearing and links to statements of all participants.

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High? (7:52)

In which John discusses the complicated reasons why the United States spends so much more on health care than any other country in the world, and along the way reveals some surprising information,  including that Americans spend more of their tax dollars on public health care than people in Canada, the UK, or Australia.

PNHP videos

Two new songs on health care by Jim Page
  “One Step at a Time” was debuted at the Annual Public Meeting in Seattle of Physicians for a National Health Program Western Washington.
The second is “Can’t Afford to get Sick.”
--forward by David McLanahan, Coordinator, PNHPWW

Health Care: We Can Fix It (Updated)
Updated to include reference to Oregon

Physicians for a National Health Program
2-10-15 Watch our president, Dr. Robert Zarr, make the case for HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, on Thom Hartmann's show.


A youthful look at HR 676 - Improved and Expanded Medicare for All (aka Single-Payer National Health Insurance). (7:19)

Bob Wickline - Health Care For All Oregon Spot (1:03)
"Without Health Care for all,
there is no Liberty and Justice for ALL!"

(Wickline video Includes 60-second video promo w/tag
plus 30-second SB 631 scroll for website, Facebook, & email blasts)


Drive for Universal Healthcare East Coast Tour - September, 2013: (3:32)
All words & music by Bob Wickline/Cascade Mountain Music/ASCAP

California ONE promotional video (14:10)  Specific to California but appropriate for other states to be informed by.

KOBI TV "5 on 5" Mark Kellenbeck tells about Healthcare for All Oregon - Rogue Valley (4:17)

This Won't Hurt a Bit – Film – WE THE ECONOMY (7:30)

Keeping it Simple (:56)
Promo by Mike Mayne. Oregonians for All Oregonians, Medford



T.R. Reid in Oregon
TR Reid’s talks for Salem City Club and Linn-Benton Community College. July 25, 2015 Each is split into two parts—the talk, and the Q and A—both very interesting. Listen on archive file.  On this site, you can hear one of these at a time through the computer, or download them.

interview/conversation with TR Reid by Bobbi Hall, also on July 25, 2015.

“Radiozine:” Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall
Listen to these programs by going to KBOO's schedule and the day (Mondays) and time (11:30-noon) of the program, a day or two AFTER they air, or listen at 90.7 in the Portland area,  100.7 in mid-valley areas, and as far east as Hood River on 91.9 fm

The Brain Labor Report
The Brain Labor Report can be heard on KSKQ at 89.5 fm in the Rogue Valley and can be heard anywhere via live stream HERE.
The Brain Labor Report:
12/5/2012 on KSKQ – with Dr. Samuel Metz on Health Care for All
 The Brain LaborReport
5/8/2013 - Dr. Sam Metz - Health care for All Oregon -- KSKQ Community Radio
The Brain Labor Report with Wes Brain and Jason Houk
The Brain Labor Report
5/22/2013Bill whitaker and Karen Wagner--Oregon Rural Action
The Brain Labor Report
5/28/14 Gerald Friedman explains Single Payer health care
The Brain Labor Report
1/28/15 Rep. Peter Buckley live to discuss Oregon's 2015 legislative session
The Brain Labor Report
6/17/15 - OSF stage operators vote to join IATSE
Brain Labor Report
7.15.2015 - Anne Feeney & Dana Lyons, Teamsters and Turtles together at last!
Brain Labor Report 8.5.2015 - 30th Annual Rogue Valley Hiroshima-Nagasaki Vigil
Big thank you to WILPF and to Jill Mackie and Paula Stohl our guests on the BLR
Brain Labor Report
8-12-15--Author Michael Munk joins us on the phone from Portland and provides a great overview of The Portland Red Guide, his guide to the "sites and stories from our radical past." A special thanks to Rich Shafer who filled in for Jason Houk engineering this episode.
8-19-15--The Brain Labor Report, hear the latest about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Guests will be Nancy Price with the Alliance for Democracy (AfD) and Ivend Holen with the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign (ORFTC).  Price will talk about the AfD "We Will Not Obey" campaign and "TPP-Free Zones.".  We'll learn about resources available to activists at where a map, new fact sheets and other materials can be found.

KSKQ Morning Show interview.
1/37/15: Jason Houck and Wes Brain talk with Mark Kellenbeck of Main Street Alliance and Health Care for All Oregon and the statewide campaign to create a single payer health care system in

Conversations with Dr. Don
Dr. Sam Metz and Steve Weiss on the cable access show “Conversations with Dr. Don,”  a retired clinical psychologist in Portland. The subject of the show is “Single-Payer Healthcare: What Is It and Why You Should Care.” January 3, 2013


Health, Money and Fear, by Dr. Paul Hochfeld, 2009

The Healthcare Movie, available in 30- or 90-minute versions

Sick Around the World
"Frontline" video series based on T.R. Reid’s book, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper and Fairer Health Care, Penguin, 2010

Sick Around America
Aired: 03/31/2009
FRONTLINE travels the country examining the nation's broken health care system and exploring the need for a fundamental overhaul.

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