By Ann Beltran, Domestic Policy Volunteer, RESULTS
Today, Wednesday, December 16, the single-payer amendment by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is being read on the floor of the Senate. This gives us another twelve hours to e-mail and call our senators and make one last push for their vote on this. Both Congress and the American people need to know the support for meaningful reform of the administration of health care is still alive and fighting! Read More.
By Ken Patterson, Global Grassroots Manager
The mood was upbeat and energetic as global and domestic regional coordinators (RCs) spent Friday through Sunday with staff working on strategies to make our grassroots more powerful. The weekend included guest speakers, RC- and staff-led sessions, and a holiday party with the entire RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund, Microcredit Summit, and ACTION staffs. Read More.
By John Fawcett, Global Legislative Director, RESULTS
New data from the World Health Organization (WHO) demonstrate the success and promise of effective tuberculosis (TB) control programs. Since the WHO embraced the DOTS strategy in 1994, 36 million people have been cured of TB and 8 million deaths have been averted. Read More.
By Sara Rigdon, Communications Intern, RESULTS
Sites like Facebook have evolved from the entertainment networks they were when I first started college three years ago, and are now powerful tools for lobbying politicians, educating the public, and organizing large groups. Read More.