Friday, October 15, 2021

Tag: #MedicareForAll

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Real people will lead the way to #MedicareForAll

Seniors chanting “Get out of the way!” as they hold cardboard tombstones might not seem like a challenge to the largest physicians’...

What should progressives do to get a progressive government?

In other words, the candidates who are strongly progressive need to band together so they can win.

#PeoplesWave Rises Up For #MedicareForAll

We took the streets because people – our people – are dying from corporate greed and government complacency. We need solutions to our health care crisis now, not later.

How to operate Medicare

If you want a good society, then figure out a way so that the good doctors and good teachers get to run their professions. In other words, the politicians don't get to do it.

Medicare for all Americans – everywhere

Basically, Medicare is geographically limited. But what’s the point of this exclusionary rule?

America wants health care, not walls

We can only hope that the Democrats who won a new mandate on health care in November will now find the courage to deliver on big ideas like in-state single-payer programs, and push for Medicare for All at the federal level.

Blocking a Medicare payroll tax rise could rule out Medicare For...

Now that Democrats have won control of one house of Congress, we are already starting to see how flawed and disingenuous a bunch of people they really are. It’s not a pretty sight.

Time for Medicare For All

The American public has a real choice here: expensive health care for the few or quality, affordable health care for the many. It’s time for Medicare for All.

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The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”