Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: healthcare

Top Six Achievements of Obamacare (Hint: Millions More Insured)

Since the Supreme Court has approved all the judicial challenges Obamacare once faced, it is time to look at it as a huge success enriching the lives of all. Here are six achievements of Obamacare.

SCOTUS: Saving the Republic or the Republicans?

The Supreme Court's decision not to repeal the Affordable Care Act was “good news for the Republican Party, who were facing the prospect of being responsible for those millions losing their coverage." Now they won't look so bad.

#11. Why Medicare Isn’t the Problem: It’s the Solution

Conservatives continue to claim that Medicare is running out of money and must be pared back. Medicare actually isn't the problem. The actual problem lies with healthcare coverage expected to rise steeply.

The GOP Gang of Supremes Go After Obamacare

The Supreme Court is once again challenging Obamacare, which could dramatically influence the health of millions. These challengers are claiming the law prohibits insurance subsidies to the millions of low and middle-income Americans living in the 36 states that did not set up a state exchange.

Millions Could Lose Obamacare Coverage as Supreme Court Weighs Dubious Koch-Backed...

Behind the billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Competitive Enterprise Institute sued the government in a new challenge to Obamacare. And it's all over an aspect of the law dealing with tax subsidies. Now millions of people's healthcare coverage is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

29 Arrested as Single-Payer Advocates Disrupt Vermont Gov. Shumlin’s Inauguration

During Gov. Peter Shumlin’s recent inaugural address, protesters took part in a sit-in desiring single-payer healthcare, which the governor had promised to create. Those participating in the sit-in were arrested on spot.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?