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Trump Did Us All a Favor: He Helped Us Agree That Health Care Is a Right

Trumpcare has turned single-payer opponents into unwitting proponents; nonpartisan journalism may be on its way out, and maybe that’s a good thing; meanwhile, much media coverage of the war in Syria has been questionable.

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Now’s the Time for Medicare for All (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

As Republicans in Congress move to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are moving in the opposite direction, toward a universal single-payer system.

Posted on Jul 2, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



It’s Time for Medicare for All

Democrats would be wise to seize the moment. They shouldn’t just defend the Affordable Care Act but also forge ahead to create a universal single-payer system.

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 READ MORE



Voters Are Fired Up for a Single-Payer System, Creating a Dilemma for Democrats

Across the country, the message is clear that the public supports “Medicare for all.” So why do the leaders of the Democratic Party balk at getting on board?

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 READ MORE



California’s ‘Medicare-for-All’ Plan Clears State Senate

The bill, which would create the first state-level single-payer health care system in the U.S., is hailed as a major step in creating a proving ground for a national program.

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California’s ‘Medicare for All’ Bill Would Cover Everyone, Cut Costs, Analysis Shows

As polling finds strong support in the state for universal coverage, a new financial review shows the proposal would reduce health care spending by almost 20 percent.

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Is Health Care ‘the Military-Industrial Complex of the 21st Century’?

American corporations would benefit from single-payer health care, so why do so few support implementing Medicare for all?

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Why This Isn’t the Time for a Public Health Insurance Option or Medicare for Some

To begin to solve the health care crisis, we need a system based on health and the money to pay for it. House Resolution 676 is the model for that system.

Posted on Mar 28, 2017 READ MORE



Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All Plan

Democrats on Capitol Hill are gloating about the demise of the American Health Care Act. The Vermont senator is about to do them one better.

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Chris Hedges and Dr. Margaret Flowers Discuss How to Fix the Health Care System (Video)

Insurance companies pitting “patients and health professionals against each other” have led the U.S. into crisis, Flowers tells the Truthdig columnist.

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



Establishment Democrats Fight to Defeat Medicare-for-All Ballot Measure in Colorado

Pro-Clinton Democrats have joined Big Pharma and state Republicans in an effort to defeat a first-in-the-nation ballot measure calling for a statewide single-payer health care plan.

Posted on May 23, 2016 READ MORE



Don’t Let The Wall Street Journal Scare You Away From Bernie Sanders’ Budget Proposal

One of the authors of a study that the Murdoch-owned rag used this week to try to scare voters into believing the progressive candidate’s federal budget proposals would be prohibitively expensive says that in actuality the Sanders plan would cost the country far less than what it would normally spend.

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The Obama Apology That Is Needed

My fellow Americans, tonight I want to apologize for the results of my efforts in reforming U.S. health care.

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Single-Payer Prescription for What Ails Obamacare

The for-profit health-insurance industry in the United States is profoundly inefficient and costly, and a sane and sustainable alternative exists—single-payer, otherwise known as expanded and improved Medicare for all.

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Bill Moyers: The Case for Medicare

With Medicare marking its 47th anniversary last week, Bill Moyers, who was a key aide to President Lyndon Johnson when it was passed, has a radical idea on how to save the health care program: Make it available to everyone.

Posted on Aug 6, 2012 WATCH & LISTEN



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Health Care: Give the People What They Want

Most Americans want pretty much the same outcome from health care reform, and it’s not what either major-party candidate is offering.

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