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F. Douglas Stephenson

F. Douglas Stephenson, LCSW, is a retired psychotherapist and former instructor of social work in the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry. He is a member of Physicians for a National Health Program.

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Gunmaker Profits Soar as Bloody Massacres Proliferate

Gun supporters and expedient politicians who take NRA, firearms industry, and other military/industrial complex big donor money while expressing heartfelt prayers—are disingenuous, disgusting, and deserving of maximum shame.

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Opioid Crisis: Purdue Pharma/ Sackler Family Fails in End Run around Justice

The Sacklers wanted to retreat back into their money and vast profiteering.

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Happy Birthday, Medicare: You Showed That Public, Universal Health Insurance Is Superior

We must immediately end our moral crime of having the greatest health system in the world, but only for those who can afford it.

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Biden's Neoliberal Rescue of For-Profit Health System Proves We Need Medicare for All

 We need a system that is truly universal—everybody in, nobody out. Biden's proposal will add more participants to the current program, but still leave millions out.

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Is It Time to End Profiteering on Public Health and Nationalize Big Pharma?

Drugs would function as real social service items, not huge profit-producing goods for a tiny group of oligarchs.

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Some Medieval Towns Handled Plagues Better Than Trump's Unequal, Rundown America

Even by historical standards, the U.S. president is an abysmal failure.

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1 Out of 5 Americans Need Mental Health Care But Are Denied It—Yet Another Reason for Medicare for All

Our mental health care system needs to get private health insurance out of it.

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