By Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Some of the original advocates for Medicare in the 1960s hoped to eventually extend it to everyone. AP Photo Public support for single-payer health care has been rising in recent months amid failed Republican efforts...
The cost of healthcare continues to be one of the most hotly debated issues in America these days. While Republicans are still trying to repeal Obamacare, Bernie Sanders and others are pushing for Medicare for all. Meanwhile, it’s still insanely expensive. Show More Summary
Also: KeyArena questions, Medicare For All, Nazi-punching. by Steven Hsieh Seattle's 55th mayor. Kelly O Tim Burgess Has a New Job: The Seattle city council veteran was sworn in as mayor yesterday afternoon. He will hold the job until November 28. Show More Summary
Will the real moderate party please stand up? On the same day that socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced his “Medicare for All” healthcare plan, Sens. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) introduced a last ditch effort to sorta-kinda repeal and replace Obamacare. Despite...
The city council wants Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray to back Medicare for All. by Heidi Groover Still thinking about it. Aaron P. Bernstein / getty The Seattle City Council today approved a symbolic resolution endorsing Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill and calling on Washington's U.S. Show More Summary
BernieCare vs.ConyersCare in #MedicareForAll implementations, how to handle displaced worker, how to talk about taxes.
We have two weeks to kill Trumpcare, again. Now is no time for complacency. While progressive activists and 2020 presidential hopefuls alike were salivating over Bernie Sanders's Medicare for All bill last week, a team of Republicans took the opportunity to craft a last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
As Congress returns from its summer recess, the health care debate is sure to heat up … again. And over the past few months, the debate has had a significant impact on public opinion. A recent report describes how Americans currently view the ACA. According to national polls, over 90 percent of Americans would change […]
Another repeal-and-replace option is gaining traction among Republicans on Capitol Hill, and anti-repeal activists may be too busy celebrating ‘Medicare for All’ to notice.
Right-wing Republicans continue to talk about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act while establishment Democrats remain invested in Obamacare, seemingly at all costs. Neither of these parties seems to understand the failed...Show More Summary
The politics of BernieCare: The co-sponsors, the coverage, the funding mechanism.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan, unveiled last week, is an ambitious and (to many) enticing idea: a single, government-run health plan with generous benefits for everyone — just like most industrialized countries have enjoyed for decades. If only it were feasible in today’s United...
Senator Bernie Sanders introduced his new Medicare for All Act in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. Within the text of the bill, there is a provision covering complementary and integrative medicine. The U.S. Department of Human Services’...Show More Summary
Even Bernie Sanders has acknowledged that the federal government couldn't afford to provide health care to all of its citizens. In a video clip from 1987 that was discovered by the Washington Free Beacon, then-Burlington Mayor Bernie...Show More Summary
Bill Scher recounts for Traci Olsen the calm, measured reaction to his recent Politico article about Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill. Check out this episode!
Minutes after President Donald Trump tweeted an attack on Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare For All” proposal yesterday, the Vermont senator, in an interview with me on SiriusXM Progress, fired back, slamming the president’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and his recent decision to end protections for immigrant youth.
Senator Bernie Sanders introduced his 'Medicare for All' bill on Wednesday, a plan that would provide health care for all Americans and diminish -- if not eliminate -- the need for many to carry private insurance. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments