We Desperately Need Medicare for All. These 10 Statistics Prove It.

By Staff, In These Times   -

Here’s a reminder of the disastrous state of American healthcare. It was a big week for Medicare for All. The House Rules Committee held its first-ever congressional hearing to discuss U.S. Rep. [...]

Capitalism Is Killing Patients… And Their Physicians

By Dr. Michael Pappas, Popular Resistance. -

Until physicians are willing to accept the fact they they are being exploited by the same system that harms their patients, there will be no progress made in addressing physician depression and [...]

Healthcare Advocates Block Chicago Streets Demanding Care

By Anne Scheetz, Popular Resistance -

Responding to Iashea Cross’s cry, “Are you ready to take action?,” on August 31 members of Chicago ADAPT and the Alliance for Community Services, and personal assistants from SEIU Healthcare [...]

Improved Medicare For All Becoming Unstoppable

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Medicare for all has had majority support in the United States for more than a decade. Support has been growing as more become aware of the details of the policy. The most recent poll, conducted [...]

Why Won’t The Mainstream Media Tell The Truth About ‘Medicare For All’?

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig.com -

At the end of a segment posted Friday in conjunction with factcheck.org, CNN’s Jake Tapper issues a playful warning to the country’s politicians: “You’re perfectly entitled to your own opinions,” [...]

Healthcare Lessons From The Cuban Polyclinic

By Don Fitz, Greensocialthought.org -

During the 1960s, Cuban medicine experienced changes as tumultuous as the civil rights and anti-war protests in the US. While those in western Europe and the US confronted the institutions of [...]

People Are Showing They’ve Had Enough

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The growing wealth divide is generating a backlash, which will likely grow. As David F. Ruccio points out in the chart below, since the 1980s, the wealth gap between the top 1% and the bottom [...]

Medical Students March Through New Orleans For Universal Healthcare

By Katherine Mozzone, Fox8live.com -

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Medical students from across the country gathered in New Orleans, Saturday, walking the streets chanting, advocating for a single-payer system. It's the seventh annual march [...]

Urgent Protests To Stop Tax Theft

By #StopTheGOPTaxScam Coalition, www.PopularResistance.org -

Starting Monday, Dec 18, and continuing through Tuesday, Dec 19, doctors, nurses and medical students are joining with patients to STOP the VOTE on the GOP's tax cut that takes away health care [...]

Indivisible Protests Paul Ryan’s Visit To Chestertown, MD

By Leann Schenke, www.cecildaily.com -

By Leann Schenke Special from the Kent County News. Paul Ryan, along with U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District), and jay Timmons, CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers were visiting [...]

Secretary Tom Price Protested At His Home

By National ADAPT, www.PopularResistance.org -

By ADAPT. Over 200 activists from the disability rights group ADAPT are gathered at the Health and Human Services’ Secretary Tom Price’s Home. The activists are calling on Mr. Price to ensure the [...]

Newsletter: Is Health Care A Commodity Or Right?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. With just a week left before Congress' budget reconciliation process ends, the Senate is once again peddling a poorly-thought out plan to repeal and replace [...]

Sanders Health Bill: Cover For Democratic Party Deals With Trump

By Patrick Martin, www.wsws.org -

By Patrick Martin for WSWS. Senator Bernie Sanders took his campaign to whitewash the right-wing character of the Democratic Party to a new level Wednesday, introducing single-payer, “Medicare [...]

Democratic ‘Resistance Summer’ Becomes Protest Against Democrats

By Lauren Steiner, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Lauren Steiner for the Robust Opposition. The Democratic Party has called for a "Resistance Summer" to protest against Donald Trump. They are planning to hold events all over the country. This [...]

Medicare Halts Release Of Much-Anticipated Data

By Charles Ornstein, www.propublica.org -

By Charles Ornstein for Pro Publica - The government had planned to share data with researchers on patients enrolled in Medicare Advantage health plans. Then, suddenly, it didn’t. In the past few [...]