This document summarizes research evidence showing that all forms of out-of-pocket costs, or “cost-sharing,” harm people’s health by discouraging especially low-income people from seeking necessary care and filling their medication prescriptions.
This table illustrates the five stages of Vermont’s Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign from a policy perspective. It outlines which policy tools have been developed for which advocacy phase of the campaign with reference to the human rights framework.
This fact sheet puts forward human rights principles for a broader economic and social rights agenda in the U.S., as agreed by grassroots groups that came together in a Human Rights at Home campaign in 2012.
This document outlines the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign’s plan for equitable financing of universal healthcare in Vermont.
This document outlines how the key policy positions for universal healthcare, as formulated by Vermont’s HCHR campaign, are aligned with policy demands for a People’s Budget, i.e. human rights-based budget and revenue policies that meet people’s needs and raise revenue equitably.
This statement was created by a grassroots coalition to describe a collective vision for a society guided by human rights. It describes how human rights arise from people’s struggles for justice, how governments are accountable for upholding human rights, how principles must guide struggles, and how a human rights vision builds unity among people and […]
This issue brief proposes 10 principles for health care financing in the U.S., grounded in international human rights standards.
Assessment of Presidential Candidates 2008.
Assessment of Obama and McCain Plans.
This essay advocates for the use of a human rights framework and grassroots organizing strategy to create class-conscious solidarity and build a revolutionary movement for economic rights.
This article focuses on the importance of thoughtful leadership and education as the keys to an effective movement to end poverty.
This document offers talking points regarding rights and responsibilities in healthcare.