Across the United States, people keep voicing their support for universal healthcare. Our healthcare system is broken and the only way to fix it is by joining other nations and adopt a fair system for everyone, not just for those who can afford it.
Hebah Kassem shares her frustration that during this pandemic and extreme healthcare crisis, attempts are being made to make cuts in healthcare instead of making improvements to the system. Putting profit over people is not the answer.
Support for universal healthcare and Medicare for All continues to grow across the country. Much of this wave can directly be attributed to the coronavirus pandemic and its affect on our families.
Study Shows 5.4 Million Have Lost Insurance Amid Pandemic. Progressives Note Number Under Medicare for All Would Be: 0
Everyone should have access to affordable healthcare, especially if they are sick and especially during a pandemic. Congressman Ro Khanna distinctly states "stop talking about 'affordable' healthcare and start getting serious about truly universal healthcare." Universal healthcare and Medicare for All would ensure that everyone was covered, no one would lose coverage and no one would be uninsured.
More people are speaking out in favor of Medicare for All and how a single-payer system, especially in the midst of a pandemic, could help us manage this crisis more effectively. Wendell Potter explains how Medicare for All could help us to flatten the curve and provide care for everyone, regardless of race, economic status or health.Read more
Imagine a healthcare system that covered everyone in the country regardless of income or employment status. Now wonder how the pandemic would be different in the United States if we had that system. This crisis clearly illustrates our need for universal health care for all people, of all ages and all communities.
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
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
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