Supreme Court Just Made The Case For Medicare For All

By Sophia Paslaski, Otherwords. -

This July, the Supreme Court of the United States decided that President Trump, who does not have a uterus, was quite right to object to Obama-era rules under the Affordable Care Act that allowed [...]

Two-Week Strike By Illinois Nurses In Danger

By Benjamin Mateus and Jerry White, WSWS. -

Joliet, IL - The two-week strike by 720 nurses at the AMITA St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois is at a critical juncture. The nurses, who walked out on July 4, are demanding [...]

Why Covid-19 Racial Disparities Make The Case For Medicare For All

By Dean E. Robinson, The Smirking Chimp. -

The racial disparities of COVID-19 have received much attention. Blacks are dying at a higher rate that is typically more than double the rate of whites. But we need to move beyond naming the [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Does Medicare For All Await Us At The End Of This Viral Massacre?

By Robert Scheer, Popular Resistance. -

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed a number of fatal flaws in the ways the United States operates that all link back to capitalism. Perhaps the most egregious, however, is the country’s [...]

Build The General Strike Movement To Change The World

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Now that May Day is behind us, we must build the General Strike campaign. The next strike day, June 1, should be the culmination of a month of working toward the day of action.  This is the [...]

The COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Deep Flaws In America’s Broken Healthcare System

By Margaret Flowers, RT. -

When it comes to the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths, the United States is off the charts compared to other countries. Although the USA comprises five percent of the global population, 32 [...]

Biden Dismisses Democratic Party Base’s Support For Medicare For All

By Bill Bianchi and Laura Christenson-Garcia, Popular Resistance. -

We often hear criticism of Donald Trump for, among other faults, his overwhelming Olympian arrogance, which drives millions of Democrats to pray daily for an end to his presidency.  But on the [...]

National Health Care Day Of Action April 15

By Chris Brooks, Labor Notes. -

We are health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Please support our National Day of Action on Tax Day, April 15, to tell the world that #TheSystemIsBroken and demand that we [...]

Nearly 5 Million Lost Health Coverage In The Past Three Weeks

By Physicians for a National Health Program. -

4,805,894 American workers and their dependents have lost health insurance coverage in the past three weeks, according to a new estimate by researchers at The City of New York’s Hunter College [...]

On The Front Line Of COVID-19: Doctor Calls For System Change

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

New York is the area hardest hit by the coronavirus currently in the United States with over 60,000 cases and over 1,000 deaths, ranking it as the sixth highest number of cases in the world. The [...]

Vets Say We Need A Strong VA To Combat Coronavirus And Win Medicare For All

By Candice Bernd, Truthout.org -

The Department of Veterans Affairs serves as a backup health care system in a national health emergency. Not many know about the Department of Veterans Affairs’s (VA) so-called “fourth [...]

The US Is Not Prepared For Coronavirus; We Need To Take Action

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is in its very early stages in the United States so it is too early to predict its full impacts. The World Health Organization reports that COVID-19 has stricken more [...]

Democrats Team Up With Trump To Maintain Disastrous Healthcare System

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

On Tuesday, February 4, Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union (SOTU) address. As expected, it was filled with contradictions, falsehoods, and distortions. Among other things, Trump [...]

Review Of 22 Studies All Agree Medicare For All Less Expensive Than Insurance-System

By Laura Kurtzman, Ucsf.edu -

A single-payer healthcare system would save money over time, likely even during the first year of operation, according to nearly two dozen analyses of national and statewide single payer [...]

What Medicare For All Really Looks Like

By Caitlin Kelly, Prospect.org -

He spends long days navigating Toronto’s miserable traffic, finding whatever’s needed for his work as a freelance production designer for film and commercials. It’s demanding physical labor, with [...]