Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: single-payer health care

#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.

Ralph Nader on single payer, climate devastation, impeachment & why Mulvaney...

"Full Medicare for all is now supported by a majority of the American people, a modest majority of doctors, even bigger majority of nurses. What are we waiting for here? It’s much more efficient, as well."

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.

The fight for single payer has transformed the health care debate....

During CNN’s Monday night debate about the Affordable Care Act, it became clear that progressives have set the terms of discussion.

Protesters rise up to block health care repeal

It is clear that people in the United States will not tolerate changes that drive millions of more people off of health insurance.

As Sanders prepared Medicare bill, health care lobbyists bankrolled Senate...

Since 2010, Democratic senators who have refused to sponsor the bill have raised twice as much insurance industry cash as those who support the legislation.

What Cuba can teach us about health care

Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.

The 3 Americans who should pay for Medicare-for-All

Will the super-rich support American health?

‘Medicare for all’ would fully fund Indian health for first time

Either Medicare or Medicaid: This is what full funding looks like. And a Treaty Right fulfilled. Finally.

How to get a health care system for people, not just...

Sanders' proposal will cut the health care costs paid by typical working families from some $6,200 a year to $466.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman