Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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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For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."