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Tag: single-payer healthcare

Public health experts: Single-payer systems coping with coronavirus more effectively than...

“Having a healthcare system that's a public strategic asset rather than a business run for profit allows for a degree of coordination and optimal use of resources.”

On Medicare’s 54th birthday, another year closer to winning Medicare for...

The single payer movement has the power to win improved Medicare for All if it doesn’t back down.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Public Citizen’s new study debunks myths about Medicare for All

"The people power on this issue continues to intensify as Americans feel the pain of a healthcare system that is focused more on profit than it is on providing healthcare."

Candidates backing Medicare For All come out victorious in primaries

Candidates supporting Medicare For All are beating their party-backed opponents in both red and blues states.

Why Trumpcare is giving Senate Republicans heartburn

Senate Republicans won’t get near a single payer. So they’ll have to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.

A single-payer health care fix even without a working majority

It’s likely that the Trump-Ryan failure will push state legislatures to consider expanding Medicaid—putting even more people under the public insurance system.

The push for single-payer healthcare is on. Democrats should get on...

Following the stunning collapse of Trumpcare, Bernie Sanders is leading the fight by progressives to win single-payer.

Why a Single-Payer Healthcare System is Inevitable

If this weren’t enough to convince rational people to do what most other advanced nations have done – create a single-payer system that insures everyone, funded by taxpayers – consider that America’s giant health insurers are now busily consolidating into ever-larger behemoths.

Aetna Shows Why We Need a Single Payer

Two choice are emerging: one is a public single-payer system. The other is a hugely-expensive for-profit oligopoly with the market power to charge high prices even to healthy people – and to charge sick people an arm and a leg.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.