President Obama has called for healthcare reform this year. He made it a centerpiece of his budget proposal, and it seems closer to becoming a reality then ever before.
But what will reform look like? It appears that the sharpest struggle in 2009 will be over whether or not to expand or include a public option for Americans.
As vigorous supporters of H.R. 676, Conyers' bill for Medicare for All, we all should be in this fight for a public option.
Here are a couple of articles with more information:
A "Public Option" is the Key to Health Care Reform
Editorial: The battle over health care
Here is one way to get involved and help organize the movement for a public option: http://standwithdrdean.com