Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: healthcare

‘Seems like a good policy!’ CBO shows Medicare for All could...

"A large share of Medicare administrative costs are tied up in tasks like eligibility determination... that would no longer exist in a Medicare for All system."

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

‘Red line for a humane society’: 360+ DNC delegates vow to...

“Democrats who understand the profound need for Medicare for All don’t want a pat on the head. We want a genuine political commitment to healthcare as a human right.”

This is how COVID-19 is affecting indigenous people

The indigenous also suffer from a relatively high degree of socio-economic marginalization that makes them more vulnerable. This dynamic is not new.

Obamacare’s insurance safety net protects many of the millions losing their...

Due to the loss of income, people in states that expanded Medicaid under care of the ACA could become eligible for Medicaid coverage.

Navajo Nation suffers third-highest COVID-19 infection rate in US with limited...

“The level of inequity that you’re seeing … it’s part of this pattern.”

Medicare for All could be the answer for those 1 out...

Our mental health care system needs to disassociate with private health insurance in order to actually benefit U.S. citizens.

The communal interdependency of nationalized healthcare

“Why when I choose from the corpus of terms relating to universal healthcare I choose nationalized healthcare, because healthcare is rendered a national issue when we all rely on it.”

Pandemic doesn’t stop corporate media from crusading against universal healthcare

It’s clear that the American system of making health insurance a privilege only for those who work—or for those poor and old enough to qualify for Medicaid and Medicare—has made the U.S. especially vulnerable to Covid-19.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.