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The New York City Chapter of Americans for Democratic Action reflects the liberal labor agenda in New York City through its involvement in issues that affect quality of life for all New Yorkers
Hundreds gathered near City Hall calling on the mayor to protect healthcare for city retirees
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Mayor Eric Adams – as expected – signed a Contract with AETNA, a private, for-profit health insurance behemoth, to deliver health care to NYC’s 250,000 municipal retirees and their dependents on March 30, 2023. Effective September 1, 2023 retirees will be held captive by a company currently charged with fraud and overbilling the federal government billions of dollars and now empowered to delay and/or deny health care for ailments which cause seniors life-threatening illness or, perhaps, hasten death.
This is a monumental threat to the quality, comprehensive health care we were promised when we signed on – decades ago – to work as employees for New York City accepting significantly smaller salaries in return…
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students for democratic action – Then and now
The 60th Anniversary Convention of Students for Democratic Action set the scene for a reassessment of the campus SDA experience as well as an analysis of liberalism today and its impact on current problems.
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Hot off the press with news and views about the critical issues affecting our city and country. This issue highlights the continuing effort to bring free universal access to quality healthcare in New York State, discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe, and the urgent need to protect our nation’s postal service.
Languishing in the New York State Legislature (since 1992) is a bill – The New York Health Act (Medicare for All in New York State) – which has the potential to transform the lives of all NY State residents as well as as serve as a model…
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