46 Million People In The US Are Not Able To Afford Needed Health Care

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

A new study released Wednesday morning shows that nearly 50 million Americans would be unable to afford quality healthcare should the need for treatment suddenly arise, a finding seen as further [...]

How Many More People Have To Die Before We Pass Medicare For All?

By Phil Ateto, Commondreams. -

I recently joined Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) as they introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2021 in Congress. For me and millions of Americans, this bill’s passage [...]

Medicare-For-All Is Good For Our Towns

By Jane Katz Field, Brattleboro Reformer. -

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, 30 million people in the U.S. had no health insurance, and about 50 million were underinsured. The pandemic has caused millions more to lose coverage because of [...]

Biden’s Health Plan Shifts Even More Public Dollars Into Private Hands

By Margaret Flowers, Truthout. -

As the American Rescue Plan (ARP) winds its way through Congress, some progressives are hailing its health provisions as the greatest expansion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 10 years, while [...]

American Healthcare System Failed Black Americans

By Nick, Progressive Martial Artist. -

There are certain policy positions that are such a slam dunk that if someone does not support them, I can’t take anything they say seriously, nor can I trust their judgement. Medicare for All is [...]

Medicare For All Reaches The Crossroads

By Shamus Cooke, Counterpunch. -

In 2021 the U.S. healthcare crisis has, again, reached a boiling point. It was already simmering in 2019 when the number of uninsured grew to 33 million. Covid then triggered a job crisis that [...]

Biden Lifts Health Care Plan From Insurance Lobbyists

By Andrew Perez and Julia Rock, Daily Poster. -

President-elect Joe Biden’s new COVID relief plan does not adopt existing Democratic legislation to expand government sponsored medical coverage nor does it propose a promised public health [...]

Single Payer: Which Way Forward?

By Ed Grystar, Dissident Voice. -

To say that there’s a political disconnect in the fight for a national single payer health care delivery system is to state the obvious. The struggle for M4ALL has grown due to decades of [...]

The Obama-fication of ‘The Squad’ Strengthens The Right At The Expense Of The Left

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

Black Agenda Report has long understood the Democratic Party to be a graveyard for social movements in the United States. An online push led by Jimmy Dore and the Movement for a People’s Party to [...]

Tennessee Capital: Group Demands Racial Equality And Medicare For All

By Kathleen Serie, FOX17. -

Nashville, TN - A social justice group out of Knoxville, Tennessee made the trek to the State Capitol building on Tuesday, demanding that lawmakers take immediate action on issues like Medicare [...]

DSA’s Moment Of Truth

By Shamus Cooke, Counterpunch. -

Now that Democrats control the House, Senate, and the Presidency, expectations have been raised around covid relief, rent relief, a Green New Deal, cancelling student debt and Medicare For [...]

This Is The Time To Push For National Improved Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This past weekend, new members of Congress voted for the speaker of the House. Given the slim majority of Democrats, progressives urged members of Congress who ran on a platform of Medicare for [...]

In A Crisis, A Compromise Solution Is Worse Than No Solution At All

By Ted Rall, Counterpunch. -

The raging argument on the left between progressives who argue for radical change and centrists who advocate incrementalism is hardly new. Nearly a century ago, progressive titan and Wisconsin [...]

A View On Health Care From 2028

By Chet Gardiner, Popular Resistance. -

I just had my third heart attack. Let me tell you about my previous two. The first was 16 years ago in 2012. After wasting 15-20 minutes with an ER admitting clerk demanding my “insurance [...]

Meet The Pseudo-Left Imperialists Fighting Against Universal Healthcare

By Dan Cohen, The Grayzone. -

It’s no coincidence that the pundits who are circling the wagons around AOC and seething at a comedian for pushing for a Medicare For All floor vote are also a bunch of pseudo-left imperialists. [...]