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Four years after a health insurance company decided her life wasn’t worth saving, 18-year-old Miran Istina, who suffers from myelogenous leukemia, has dedicated her struggle to the global fight against the corporate control of politics. (more)

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Now that President Barack Obama has signed health reform into law, insurance industry lobbyists will turn their attention to trying to cripple it This will be done under the pretense of improving the reform proposal -- or, as they say in the lobbying business, loving the law to death.

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Single-payer advocates have been protesting in Senate Finance Committee hearings, chaired by Democratic Montana Sen. Max Baucus. Last week, at a committee hearing with 15 industry speakers, not one represented the single-payer perspective.

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For his next documentary, "Sicko," provocateur Michael Moore apparently invited a group of 9/11 responders to accompany him to Cuba and sample the country's socialized healthcare system. Harmful stunt or good medicine?

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The guerrilla documentary filmmaker's next movie, "Sicko," will be "a comedy about 45 million people with no health care in the richest country on earth." But it's not just "a movie that tells you that HMOs and the pharmaceutical companies suck. Everybody knows that. I'd like to show you some things you don't know."

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