Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: healthcare

Warren and Sanders: Medicare for All: Without a public option, it’s...

In this country, we have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare, and the VA (veterans) system. How in the world did that ever happen?

The ignorance about universal healthcare for Americans is astounding, incomprehensible

If we sent a man to the moon, if we developed the revolutionary internet, then we can develop a world-class healthcare system.

We found over 700 doctors who were paid more than a...

Back in 2013, ProPublica detailed what seemed a stunning development in the pharmaceutical industry’s drive to win the prescription pads of the...

2.2 million petition demanding Medicare for All

Yesterday, 2.2 million petition signatures were delivered to the U.S. House of Representatives to show support of Medicare for All. 

Big Pharma invests millions as Congress readies drug pricing bills

As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing. 

Healthcare ad spending exceeds $65 million in 2019 as insurance industry...

An Axios analysis released Wednesday found that spending on healthcare advertisements has exceeded $65 million in 2019 as dark money organizations, the insurance industry, and...

Watch dying activist Andy Barkan’s “heartfelt” and “moving” conversation with Bernie...

Progressive activist Ady Barkan didn't let losing his voice to ALS stop him from launching a new series of interviews with presidential...

Bernie Sanders wants to cancel $81 billion in medical debt

"In the United States of America, your financial life and future should not be destroyed because you or a member of your family gets sick."

Why mental health education should be mandatory

Emily Weinberg was 15 when she was hospitalized for depression and anxiety and 16 when she founded Sophrosyne Mental Health—a resource for...

Routing the two-tier system: Part IV – Healthcare

The healthcare system in the U.S. is clearly a two-tier (or multi-tier) system.  Some parts of it (the Veterans Administration, for example)...

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Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”