Friday, March 22, 2019

Tag: health care

We gave Pharma a blank check, now we’re paying the bill

We can and should ask our policymakers to rewrite the rules of our economy and rebuild a pharmaceutical industry that is designed to serve the needs of patients, not profits.

Crowdfunding Medicare for us all

I believe that anyone covered under Medicare for All should be permitted to obtain services anywhere in the world, so long as the services are similar to those provided in the United States and at a price that is no greater than that charged in the U.S.

Kaiser Permanente launches medical school with free tuition for the first...

With Kaiser Permanente's recent announcement, it is now the second medical school in the United States to become tuition-free and "eliminate the financial barrier to achieving a medical degree."

Millions of Americans cross the U.S.-Mexico border for health care: The...

At a checkpoint in Yuma, Arizona, around 6,000 Americans cross into Los Algodones, Mexico daily for health care reasons – predominantly dental care.

Bernie takes it to the road

It doesn’t matter if he personally wins or not, so long as his platform – and particularly Medicare for All – is victorious.

‘Do as I say, not as I do:’ Rand ‘socialized-medicine-is-slavery’ Paul...

The "irony of it" was just too rich that he would travel to Canada, which enjoys a socialized, single-payer healthcare system, to have the procedure performed.

Demand transparency in Medicare for All

There is too much at stake. People will not let the Democrats send the movement off course again.

Medicare for all Americans – everywhere

Basically, Medicare is geographically limited. But what’s the point of this exclusionary rule?

America wants health care, not walls

We can only hope that the Democrats who won a new mandate on health care in November will now find the courage to deliver on big ideas like in-state single-payer programs, and push for Medicare for All at the federal level.

Full Bernie Sanders speech on economic justice, healthcare, opposing Trump &...

Bernie Sanders in a keynote speech on healthcare, raising the minimum wage and his bipartisan resolution to end military support for the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led bombing of Yemen.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

Judge rejects sale of public lands for fracking, halts drilling in Wyoming

"[The] agency must consider the cumulative impact of GHG [greenhouse gas] emissions generated by past, present, or reasonably foreseeable BLM lease sales in the region and nation.”

SUNY uses taxpayer dollars to torture kittens in useless experiments

The State University of New York is being sued for refusing to turn over documents about cruel animal experiments.

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