Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: healthcare

The Republican Medicare plan is an atrocity

It only takes three Republican senators to stop it.

Obamacare’s biggest problem is profit, not government

Democrats’ political prospects will suffer if they cling to Obamacare’s less popular and less effective provisions.

Why a Single-Payer Healthcare System is Inevitable

If this weren’t enough to convince rational people to do what most other advanced nations have done – create a single-payer system that insures everyone, funded by taxpayers – consider that America’s giant health insurers are now busily consolidating into ever-larger behemoths.

Aetna Shows Why We Need a Single Payer

Two choice are emerging: one is a public single-payer system. The other is a hugely-expensive for-profit oligopoly with the market power to charge high prices even to healthy people – and to charge sick people an arm and a leg.

America’s 21st Century Government: The Worst In This Country’s History?

“This 21st Century U.S. government’s achievements are virtually non-existent while its failures are monumental. That’s why I believe that historians of the future will conclude that it is the worst in American history.”

‘Hands Off My Birth Control’: Activists Demand US Supreme Court Protect...

'Denying any woman the healthcare she needs and is guaranteed by law is discrimination, plain and simple'

Video: Everybody Has the Right to Healthcare

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talks about presidential contenders, and whether or not everyone has a basic right to healthcare.

Why the Republican Assault on Planned Parenthood Is Morally Wrong and...

"The Republican assault on Planned Parenthood is filled with lies and distortions." Could this standoff lead to another government shutdown? While we can't say for sure, one thing is true: it's harming women’s health.

The GOP Whiffs Again on Health Care

The GOP is throwing a political tantrum over The Affordable Care Act and once again is turning to the Supreme Court over the already passed landmark law. Will he swing and whiff again?

Happy Birthday Medicare

Next week, Medicare turns 50—originally signed into law on July 30, 1965. While Medicare is so popular, it continues to be blamed for America’s present and future budget problems when actually it's the greatest solution.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.