Debate Over Strategy For National Improved Medicare For All Continues

By Margaret Flowers, Lee Stanfield and Kevin Zeese, -

On February 1, Margaret Flowers posted “Which Path to National Improved Medicare for All?”, which argued that states cannot enact single payer health systems and that a state-by-state approach [...]

How Big Medicine Can Ruin Medicare For All

By Phillip Longman, -

By Phillip Longman for The Guardian - In 2013, Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist,” couldn’t find a single co-sponsor for his healthcare plan, which would replace [...]

The Collapse Of Trumpcare And The Rise Of Single Payer

By Adam Gaffney and Zackary D. Berger, -

By Adam Gaffney and Zackary D. Berger for The BMJ Opinion - Two major developments in September upended US healthcare politics. The month’s end saw the failure of a last-ditch blitz by Senate [...]

Trojan Horse Democrats Pile Into House Of Single-Payer

By Jim Kavanaugh, -

By Jim Kavanaugh for The Polemicist - It’s great that more than a third of Democratic senators have signed on to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-All bill. It’s a potentially strong bill [...]

America’s Health Care System Kills People—But It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

By Gabby Bess, -

By Gabby Bess for Broadly Vice - Linda Kimber is a 65-year-old retiree in Australia. When discussing how she was diagnosed with breast cancer last November, through a thick Australian accent, [...]

A Businessman Makes The Case For A Single-Payer Health Care System

By Richard Master, -

By Richard Master for PNHP - With all due respect to President Trump, he is wrong about the single-payer model of health insurance. Single payer — centralized public financing of a continued [...]

The Practical Libertarian’s Case For Single Payer Healthcare

By Camilo Gomez, -

By Camilo Gomez for Counter Punch - This year, there have been serious discussions about healthcare policy in America. The Republicans’ attempt to repeal Obamacare generated much backlash. The [...]

The Battles Ahead: Meet The Biggest Opponents Of Single-Payer

By Michael Corcoran, -

By Michael Corcoran for Truthout - It has become fashionable to write premature obituaries of the Senate bill to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, using hyperbolic and misleading [...]

Medicare For Everyone With A Pre-Existing Condition

By Staff, -

By Staff of Single Payer Action - Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) has no time for single payer. But Senator Lindsey Graham says yes to single payer for sick people. That’s what came out of [...]

Survey: Physician Attitudes Shift To Single Payer

By Staff, -

By Staff of CMS - The AHCA, which would roll back the Medicaid expansion in 31 states, including Illinois, earned positive views from just 23.4 percent of physicians who said they were “generally [...]

Single Payer Not Top Priority Even For Democrats

By Staff, -

By Staff of SIngle Payer Action - “Congressional Democrats and the national Democratic Party don’t actually want to pass Medicare for All because that would be the end of the steady flow of [...]

Voters Are Fired Up For Single Payer Creating Dilemma For Democrats

By Margaret Flowers, -

By Margaret Flowers for Health Over Profit - On Sunday, June 4, the same day that Our Revolution, a Democratic Party group that arose from the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, organized [...]

Why Fight For Single-Payer Is More Important Than Ever

By Sarah Jaffe, -

By Sarah Jaffe for In These Times - Just from the big picture perspective, what are some of the things it is doing? Well, on the one hand, it is cutting programs. There is a major cut in [...]

Single Payer, Progressive Caucus And Cuban Revolution

By Staff, -

By Staff of Single Payer Action - And the only Senate member of the Progressive Caucus — Bernie Sanders — is dragging his feet on introducing a companion single payer bill in the Senate. [...]

‘Ryancare’ Dead On Arrival: Can We Please Now Try Single Payer?

By Ellen Brown, -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt - The secret to the success of these more efficient systems is that they control medical costs. According to T. R. Reid in The Healing of America, they follow one [...]

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