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Gerald Friedman

Gerald Friedman

Gerald Friedman is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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How the US Could Afford 'Medicare for All'

Medicare, America’s greatest success in advancing health care, succeeded precisely because it was limited and had its own dedicated funding streams.

Gerald Friedman ·


Take It From an Economist, Medicare for All Is the Most Sensible Way to Fix Health Care

I've spent decades studying US health care. Time to get real: Medicare for All is the only reasonable path to controlling costs and covering everyone.

Gerald Friedman ·




The Great Tax-Cut Experiment

Has cutting tax rates for the rich helped the economy?

Gerald Friedman ·


Public-Sector Workers Under Attack

It’s not about their pay and benefits—it’s about what they do.

Gerald Friedman ·


Universal Health Care: Can We Afford Anything Less?

Why only a single-payer system can solve America’s health-care mess.

Gerald Friedman ·

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