Medicare for All is NOT Socialized Medicine

Medicare for All has been called socialized medicine.  It is not. In socialized medicine doctors and hospitals work for the government (e.g. Veterans’ Administration).  Conversely, in a Medicare for All (single payer) system, doctors are in private practice and are paid on a fee-for-service basis from government funds, just as with the current Medicare.  The … More Medicare for All is NOT Socialized Medicine

League Urges City Leadership to Prioritize Oil and Gas Risk Management

The following letter was submitted to Fort Collins City Council: I am writing to you on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County to urge you to retain Oil and Gas as a priority on the City’s 2018 State legislative priority list. As you know, O&G-related issues continue to be front and … More League Urges City Leadership to Prioritize Oil and Gas Risk Management

Local Elections Matter: October Soapbox

The following letter was submitted in the Coloradoan, the Reporter-Herald, and the Collegian. Vote411.org, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County voter information website, provides unbiased information for informed choices.  You can register to vote, or check/edit your registration. With your address as input, Vote 411 displays personalized ballot information.  Candidates introduce themselves, their … More Local Elections Matter: October Soapbox

When is a Film Festival MORE Than a Film Festival?

We have all seen films that entertain.  Occasionally, we find a film that touches our hearts.  Even more rarely, we see a film that calls us to action.  These rare works bring stories into our lives in a way that transforms our understanding of the human experience and compels our involvement. It is just these … More When is a Film Festival MORE Than a Film Festival?