Vermont’s Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign Featured on GRITtv with Laura Flanders
GRITtv program introduction: The single-payer health care plan that recently passed the Vermont state assembly "is truly an example of democracy at its finest. It is the people of Vermont banding together as human beings and as a community," according to Mary Gerisch of the Health Care is a Human Right campaign of the Vermont Workers Center. Organizing around human rights framework, Mary notes, helped unite the people around a universal plan that leaves no one out. Mary joins Laura in studio to explain how Vermonters managed to do the impossible, why she’s sure the Senate will do the right thing, and how other states can follow Vermont’s lead.