Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: healthcare

The problem isn’t Trump, it’s bigger

While we resist, we also need to promote a positive agenda of what we want to see.

Bernie says Democrats will fight to protect Planned Parenthood from defunding

“Republicans in Congress have returned to their old obsession of trying to defund Planned Parenthood.”

The three big reasons Republicans can’t replace Obamacare

Except the prospect of more than 20 million people losing their health insurance, and a huge redistribution from the working class to the very rich.

Mike Pence sees a ‘real opportunity’ to gut health care for...

Trump’s White House will likely go along with efforts to block grant Medicaid.

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'

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden...

Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.
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Boeing is everything wrong with American capitalism

Boeing’s descent is a case study in how American capitalism has become so rotten. Robert Reich explains.