Monday, March 30, 2020

Tag: healthcare

‘For common benefit of all,’ Ireland nationalizes hospitals for duration of...

“How wonderful is this. A beautiful silver lining.”

What’s missing from the coronavirus bill

Corporate tax cuts won’t save us. The coronavirus doesn’t distinguish between rich and poor.

America doesn’t have a public health system

There is no public health system in the U.S., in short, because the richest nation in the world has no capacity to protect the public as a whole, apart from national defense.

What the coronavirus says about us

Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.

Spain locks down & nationalizes private healthcare as coronavirus deaths double...

This comes as the Spanish government announced it is nationalizing hospitals and private healthcare companies to better manage the pandemic.

Public health experts: Single-payer systems coping with coronavirus more effectively than...

“Having a healthcare system that's a public strategic asset rather than a business run for profit allows for a degree of coordination and optimal use of resources.”

Why government payment for coronavirus testing is essential

The cost of healthcare doesn’t just protect the patient, but potentially it protects all of us from the spread of disease. Paying that cost should be a matter of social importance.

Trump calls COVID-19 “foreign virus” as lack of universal healthcare makes...

Robert Pollin, distinguished university professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, says the lack of universal healthcare in the U.S. is exacerbating the coronavirus crisis due to “the absurdity that people cannot feel confident that they are going to get medical treatment” when they need it most.

Combining Medicare for All and the Biden healthcare plan

If Biden is going to be nominated, then Bernie and his supporters need to work hard to get the platform improved and make sure that Biden commits to the changes required under the platform.

Eyes wide shut is not intelligent policy or personal behavior in...

In a country with such poor health care access and poor labor laws, hoping for the best is a recipe for disaster

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Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White House objects to...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.