Now Is The Time To Win National Improved Medicare For All

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

National improved Medicare for all is making tremendous progress during the 2020 election cycle. Democratic presidential candidates, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, who advocate for [...]

CBO Health Panel Packed With Experts Tied To Anti-Medicare For All Groups

By Donald Shaw, Sludge. -

One of the key steps in the federal legislative process occurs when the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), an agency in the legislative branch that studies the budgetary and economic impacts of [...]

A Biased Algorithm Is Delaying Health Care For Black People

By Jessica Hamzelou, New Scientist. -

United States - Black people in the US may be missing out on healthcare because a widely used algorithm is racially biased. The proportion of black people referred for extra care would more than [...]

New Poll Finds Voters Strongly Oppose Employer Insurance

By Matt Bruenig, Peoples Policy Project. -

Many centrist pundits have convinced themselves that Medicare for All (M4A) is unpopular because, when you include certain details about M4A in polling questions, support levels drop [...]

How The Mainstream Media Tries To Convince You That Medicare For All Is Impossible

By Celisa Calacal, Independent Media Institute, Economy for All -

Despite numerous polls showing a majority of the public supports a Medicare for All, single-payer health care system, reports from mainstream media paint a different picture. In a New York Times [...]

Despite Obstruction By Capitol Police, Progressive Groups Deliver 2.2 Million Petitions To Democrats Still Not Backing Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

A diverse coalition of progressive advocacy groups on Tuesday delivered 2.2 million petition signatures to House Democrats demanding that they use their majority to pass Rep. Pramila [...]

The Plot Against Medicare For All

By Libby Watson, Newrepublic.com -

Last week, at a huge and frightening retirement community in Florida known as The Villages, Donald Trump promised to protect seniors from two of the most menacing monsters lurking under their [...]

Healthcare Reformer Wendell Potter: ‘The System Is Unraveling’

By Michael Winship, Intrepidreport.com -

With the word “whistleblower” spinning through news cycle after news cycle these last few days, every headline about Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine is a powerful reminder that the whistleblower is a [...]

Medicare For All Would Cut Poverty By Over 20 Percent

By Matt Bruenig, People's Policy Project. -

The Census released its annual income, poverty, and health insurance statistics earlier this week. The summary report shows that 8 million of the nation’s 42.5 million poor people would not be [...]

Majority Of House Democrats Have Signed On To Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

"As the debates continue, I hope that my fellow Democrats will take a good look at our bill and get the facts right," wrote Jayapal. "The Medicare for All movement has overwhelming public [...]

Medicare For All Means Real Choice

By Bonnie Castillo, Commondreams. -

A new survey out this week is an important step forward to demolishing one of the principle talking points against Medicare for All. No doubt, you've heard this one: "People love their [...]

WaPo Doesn’t Want Voters To Know Medicare For All Will Cut Their Health Costs

By Julie Hollar, Fair.org -

Healthcare consistently ranks as one of the top issues for Democratic voters, so helping those voters understand Democratic presidential candidates’ positions on healthcare ought to be a key job [...]

Ways And Means Committee Chair Doesn’t Want Medicare-For-All Hearing To Mention “Medicare For All”

By Ryan Grim and Akela Lacy, Theintercept.com -

IN PREPARATION FOR Wednesday’s hearing on Medicare for All before the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, the panel’s chair met privately with Democrats to lay out how he wants it to unfold. [...]

At AMA’s Annual Meeting, Doctors And Nurses Demand ‘Get Out of the Way’ Of Medicare For All

Nurses, doctors, and medical students on Saturday afternoon gathered outside the Hyatt Regency hotel in Chicago, where the largest professional association for physicians was holding their annual [...]

The Hospital Under Medicare For All

By Adam Gaffney, Jacobinmag.com -

More than 24 million people require hospitalization annually in the United States, and many more see their doctors or other providers, or have tests and procedures, in these institutions. Yet as [...]

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