Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: healthcare

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

With the looming coronavirus pandemic about to hit the US, it’s...

Since this is a national crisis, we need to make sure everyone who contracts this disease can get timely treatment.

The US is not prepared for coronavirus; we need to take...

The fate of COVID-19 in the United States is in our hands

Four numbers that scream “Vote for Bernie!”

Bernie’s fight is for social justice, and for social responsibility. The beaten-down center of America will take the first step in the battle against inequality if it listens to him.

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”

Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion,...

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."

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”