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.
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.
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.
In a country with such poor health care access and poor labor laws, hoping for the best is a recipe for disaster
Since this is a national crisis, we need to make sure everyone who contracts this disease can get timely treatment.
The fate of COVID-19 in the United States is in our hands
The attack on Medicare for All is on...
“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”
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."