Ed Yong, science writer for The Atlantic, warned the United States two years ago that our country was not prepared for a pandemic. In an interview on Democracy Now! he shares why Medicare for All would have changed the dynamic with our current healthcare crisis.Read more
'Greed Is a Danger to Public Health': Progressive Caucus Urges Ban on Big Pharma Coronavirus Price-Gouging
Price gouging consumers during this pandemic seems to be an acceptable practice for pharmaceutical companies. This shameless greed to overprice COVID-19 drugs is unethical and dangerous. These medications should be available to everyone at a reasonable cost.
Dr. Gordon Mosser examines the cost of healthcare under our current system as it relates to the pandemic and our social unrest. His article explains why he is more convinced than ever that the time for Medicare for All is now, and his research reflects his belief why we cannot allow fear of the unknown become an obstacle for its implementation.
Why a Socialized System Like Medicare for All Beats For-Profit Healthcare in One Chart of Covid-19 Infection Rates
No health system is perfect, however healthcare in the United States has been failing us miserably during this pandemic. People are afraid to go to the doctor because they can't afford it and don't want to face debt, or even worse, bankruptcy. Our current for-profit system is broken and dangerous.Read more
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The JAMA Health Forum has been publishing a variety of articles which address existing racial disparities, and how these inequities are affecting health justice.
Across America, people continue to speak out about the need for universal healthcare and Medicare for All. Here is Part 4 of our series of opinions, letters to the editor, articles and actions.Read more
Ralph Nader calls for action, in the midst of this pandemic, to embrace universal healthcare and Medicare for All. "Americans deserve the same health care coverage enjoyed by people in every other western country".
Hospitals and hospital executives seem to be profiting from this pandemic while many essential workers are losing their jobs. Instead of spending money on needed PPE or support staff, the CEO's are making millions. People's lives are at stake and people are beginning to protest.Read more
As this pandemic continues, more and more people are recognizing the reality: Americans need Medicare for All and a single-payer system. Here is Part 3 of our series of opinions and letters to the editor, including one from Durango, Colorado.