Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Medicare For All

Pressed by Sanders, Democrats aim to lower Medicare eligibility age in...

"In the rescue plan, we were able to take a major step forward in lowering child poverty—very important. Now I want to deal with issues facing seniors as well."

Medicare for All the ‘only way forward’, concludes Lancet panel in...

“Trump’s disastrous actions compounded longstanding failures in health policy in the USA. We know what it will take to create a healthy society. We just need the political will to do it.”

‘Seems like a good policy!’ CBO shows Medicare for All could...

"A large share of Medicare administrative costs are tied up in tasks like eligibility determination... that would no longer exist in a Medicare for All system."

‘Red line for a humane society’: 360+ DNC delegates vow to...

“Democrats who understand the profound need for Medicare for All don’t want a pat on the head. We want a genuine political commitment to healthcare as a human right.”

‘The next crisis’: Up to 43 million Americans could lose health...

The pandemic "exposes a lot of the inadequacies in our system."

As poll shows nearly 90% Democratic support, Biden told hostility to...

The latest figures led to calls for Biden to drop his stubborn opposition to Medicare for All and join with the majority of Democratic voters and the American people.

Will America’s corruption end on a ventilator or in a mushroom...

A political system that is structurally incapable of acting for the common good, even when millions of lives are at stake, is not just failing to solve our problems. It is the problem.

New Study estimates 7.3 million uninsured in US by summer due...

This issue really sheds light on a healthcare system that relies significantly on employer-based insurance.

‘We are way, way behind’: US lags on coronavirus testing &...

We spend the hour looking at how the Trump administration has failed to account for what may be thousands of infections because of ongoing problems with access to testing, and how other countries have responded.

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.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

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

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.