Noah Smith makes the case for making Medicare a universal healthcare system. He shares why we should move away from calling it Medicare for All and just use the term universal Medicare.Read more
The U. S. health insurance industry is broken. The people at the top are making millions while healthcare givers keep losing their jobs. This inequity will persist during the coronavirus pandemic as the insurance companies continue to collect premiums, while fewer people are making claims for every-day, common illnesses.Read more
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
'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.