Pharma & Insurance Gave $43M To 130 House Democrats Not Backing Medicare For All

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) recently rolled out House Democrats’ version of a Medicare for All proposal that would ensure all Americans have guaranteed healthcare. The bill (H.R. 1384) [...]

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts - economic insecurity, [...]

Urge Congresswoman Jayapal To Strengthen Health Bill

By Health Over Profit for Everyone, HealthOverProfit.org. -

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, more than 500 single payer supporters, both individuals and organizations, sent a letter to Congresswoman Jayapal urging her to make three improvements to the health [...]

The Problem With Institutional Provider Profit In A Medicare For All System

By Lambert Strether, Nakedcapitalism.com -

I’ve avoided writing about hospitals and other institutions, because my focus has always been on the patient, and whether they get, or don’t get, health care under our horrid mixed system of [...]

Differentiating Real Medicare-for-All From Sham Knockoffs

Sarah Kliff and Dylan Scott in Vox help to clarify the differences in the legislative proposals that have inappropriately been grouped together as “Medicare-for-All” proposals. That’s important [...]

We’ve Come A Long Way: Obama Praises Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit. -

On September 7, 2018, speaking at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, President Obama said that Democrats are running on “good new ideas like Medicare for All…” This indicates a [...]

How To Make National Improved Medicare For All Inevitable

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

The national movement for improved Medicare for All is gaining momentum, which means that we have the real potential to win a national universal public health insurance and means that our [...]

Reporting On Medicare For All Makes Media Forget How Math Works

“Medicare for All,” a federally funded universal healthcare plan championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vermont–Ind.), has quickly become a key issue for progressive voters evaluating Democratic [...]

Of Course, Medicare For All Increases Federal Spending…

By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit for Everyone. -

A recent report by the Koch Brothers-funded Mercatus Center at George Mason University found that moving to a National Improved Medicare for All single payer healthcare system would increase [...]

“It Was About The Insurance Fix”

By Meagan Day, Jacobinmag.com -

On Friday, hundreds of striking teachers flooded the foyer of the West Virginia capitol building in Charleston. Holding signs that read “Whose side are you on?” they voted to occupy the building [...]

Spring 2018 Single Payer Action Camp

By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit. -

Health Over Profit for Everyone, in partnership with the Backbone Campaign, is offering the first Single Payer Action Camp to build participant's skills in strategy, messaging and direct action [...]

Viral Video Of Hospital Dumping Woman Into Freezing Cold Stirs Demand For ‘Medicare for All’

By Jake Johnson, commondreams.org -

Baraka's video soon sparked national headlines and widespread outrage, with many noting that "patient dumping" is a pervasive and under-discussed product of a system that does not guarantee [...]

Does The Gig Economy Mean It’s Time For Medicare-For-All?

By Charlie Simmons, www.mercurynews.com -

By Charlie Simmons for The Mercury News - Silicon Valley is the engine of the rapidly growing gig-economy. Consumers love the convenience of having goods and services delivered right to their [...]

Single Payer Movement Has Transformed The Healthcare Fight

By Theo Anderson, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Theo Anderson for In These Times. The grassroots fight for single payer, championed by Bernie Sanders, has thoroughly reframed the healthcare debate over the past year. That became clear [...]

Protesters Rise Up To Block Health Care Repeal

By Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Washington, DC - With the September 30 deadline for the budget reconciliation process looming, Senate Republicans attempted once again to repeal and [...]

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