Sen. Bernie Sanders will join Jealous at a rally in Baltimore Wednesday to promote his health-care plan.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File A CVS Pharmacy in Brooklyn, New York L eftists have long desired a single-payer health-care system. The way concentration is going in the health-care industry, they may just get it, in the worst possible manner. On Sunday, CVS announced they would purchase Aetna in a $69 billion deal. Show More Summary
This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. “ See that over there?” I pull over to the curb and Glenn Ross points to a half-acre patch of weeds and tall grass wedged between a railroad...Show More Summary
Considering the future of the United States’ healthcare system is yet to be determined, it comes as no surprise that a concept once foreign to the US-healthcare industry continuously re-emerges: single-payer healthcare.
When it was announced that several journalists would travel with Sen. Bernie Sanders in October for a hospital tour of Canada to learn about its single-payer system, one question immediately sprang to mind: What would corporate media do to smear universal healthcare this time?
by Joseph Joyce Economic Consequences of Populism Who is the true populist: Bernie Sanders, who promises single-payer health care and college without tuition, or Donald Trump, who campaigned on a promise to “drain the swamp”? Jeremy Corbyn of the UK’s Labour Party, who wants to nationalize public-sector firms, or Marine Le Pen of France’s National […]
WELL, YES: To win in 2018, Democrats must resist moving further left. Democratic strategist Tyler Jones: Instead of pursuing the unrealistic goal of single-payer healthcare in 2017, we should be laser-focused on putting a stop to the opioid epidemic that is literally killing off thousands of young people every day in small towns across the […]
The pursuit of a ‘single-payer’ healthcare system in the United States will degenerate into corporate welfare unless America takes on healthcare monopolies In 2013, Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist,” couldn’t...Show More Summary
A single-payer system will degenerate into corporate welfare unless we take on health care monopolies.
"...why not let the market determine whether folks want to be on private insurance or whether they want to be on public insurance?"
The News and Observer’s editorial board, a North Carolina outlet, published an op-ed pushing for Congress to eventually move toward government-run, single-payer health care system in America. Why? Because health insurance premiums are rising each year, for the most part, and the newspaper’s editors felt that single-payer would relieve or resolve that issue. This only […]
The top four Democrats running for California governor stood onstage for the first major candidate forum Sunday, splintering over single-payer healthcare but little else. The divide on healthcare mirrored the conflict within the Democratic Party both nationally and in California, with progressives...
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Should Democrats abandon incremental approaches to health care?
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Once upon a time, when single-payer was considered a pipe dream and it was far from certain that Obamacare would become law, the idea of a “public option” represented the greatest realistic hope for progressives seeking to expand access to health care. The House version of health reform included a weak public option, but it […]
ELIZABETH WARREN: Fighting for a single-payer healthcare system is a “winning issue” for Democrats nationally in the 2018 midterm elections.
When Sen. Bernie Sanders makes his argument for single-payer health care, he often leans on the phrase cost-effective to describe his fix for America’s health care crisis. It came up four times in a recent op-ed he penned for Fortune magazine about the potential benefits of Medicare for all for small businesses; when he and Sen. Show More Summary