Six Found Guilty. Two Go to Jail after Wellmark Trial

Six of the nine arrested at Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters were found guilty today in Polk County Court in Des Moines, Iowa. Ed Bloomer, 62, Kirk Brown, 29, Rev. Robert Cook, 66, Frank Cordaro, 58, Mona Shaw, 58, and Leonard Simons, 67, were…Read More

Mad as Hell Doctors Tour starts today!

The Mad as Hell Doctors Tour kicks off today and is already getting national buzz. (See some stories below.) The Docs will be in Des Moines, Tuesday, September 15, 2009, when they will speak at the First Christian Church 2500 University Avenue at 7:30…Read More

Nine Arrested for Single Payer Healthcare

Nine Arrested at Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Demanding Financial Transparency Photos at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/monashaw/sets/72157621742844617/show/ Nine people including four Catholic Workers were charged with criminal trespass in the…Read More

MAJOR HEALTHCARE ACTION EVENT JULY 25-27

MAJOR HEALTHCARE ACTION EVENT JULY 25-27 For more details go to: http://www.desmoinescatholicworker.org/healthcareaction.html The Des Moines Catholic Worker announces The Iowa Healthcare Action that will take place July 25-27, 2009, in Des Moines, Iowa. The…Read More

Des Moines Catholic Workers Demand Answers from Wellmark CEO

N E W S R E L E A S E June 23, 2009 Release: Immediately Contact: Mona Shaw [email protected] (515) 282-4781 www.DesMoinesCatholicWorker.org Des Moines Catholic Workers Demand Answers from Wellmark CEO On Friday, June 19, 2009, afternoon Des Moines…Read More

Iowans for Healthcare for All Presents Two Public Events on Single-Payer

Iowans for Healthcare for All has scheduled two public events in Iowa. The Truth about the American Healthcare Crisis: Single Payer Is Back on the Table Wednesday, June 17, 6:00 Public Library on Forest 1326 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa Thursday, July…Read More

Important Upcoming Events and Why the Public Option Won't Work.

Every day at least 75 Americans die because they are uninsured or because their health insurance company refuses to pay their claims. To read this online... http://www.desmoinescatholicworker.org/healthcareevents.html Single-Payer Events in Iowa Des…Read More
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