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 [...]

New CBO Report On Medicare For All, A Serious And Positive Contribution

By Robert Pollin, Common Dreams -

The Congressional Budget Office issued a report on May 1, 2019 titled "Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System." This report reviews a range of [...]

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. [...]

Single-Payer Advocate Ady Barkan Shines At Historic ‘Medicare For All’ Hearing

By Matt Fuller and Jeffrey Young, Huffpost.com -

Above Photo: GABRIEL OLSEN VIA GETTY IMAGES. Ady Barkan (center) attends the Los Angeles Supports a Dream Act Now! protest  with actress Alyssa Milano and others at the office of California Sen. [...]

Insurance Industry Whistleblower Gives Glimpse Of Effort To Crush Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

In an effort to inform the public about the corporate forces working to crush Medicare for All, an employee at the insurance giant UnitedHealthcare leaked a video of his boss bragging about the [...]

WaPo’s ‘Hard-Line’ Stance Against Medicare For All

By Michael Corcoran, FAIR.org. -

The phrase “hard-line,” as commonly used in the Washington Post, is almost always a pejorative. Often it references official enemy states like Iran (5/4/18, 5/9/18) or North Korea (1/18/19). In a [...]

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 [...]

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