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Richard Eskow

Richard Eskow

Richard (RJ) Eskowis a freelance writer. Much of his work can be found on eskow.substack.com. His weekly program, The Zero Hour, can be found on cable television, radio, Spotify, and podcast media. He is a senior advisor with Social Security Works. He can be reached at richard@thisisthezerohour.com.Follow him on Twitter: @rjeskow 

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Bernie’s Student Debt Plan Creates a Million More Jobs Than Warren’s—She Should Embrace It

Full student debt cancellation, of the kind Sanders is proposing, would create at least a million more jobs than the plan Warren has put forth. Why, then, would progressives oppose it?

Richard Eskow ·


The Fatal Flaw in Kamala Harris’ Health Plan

Kamala Harris’ plan is too fragile, too complex, and—most of all—too trusting of the predatory private sector to succeed.

Richard Eskow ·


Ilhan Omar and Bernie Got It Right: Full Student Debt Cancellation Is the Best Approach

This moral context, along with the inexorable mathematics of social and economic justice, makes the Omar/Sanders bill an important and profound proposal that deserves broad support

Richard Eskow ·


Medicare For All: Accept No Substitutes

Intentionally or not, the "frenemies" of Medicare for All are sowing confusion about what that really means

Richard Eskow ·


Democrats Shouldn’t Abandon Medicare for All Over a Misleading Survey

Given its internal culture, it may not have been possible for Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) to present the arguments for and against Medicare for All in an unbiased manner

Richard Eskow ·


Don’t Let the Trump Administration Corporatize Medicare

Medicare Advantage plans force enrollees to gamble with their health and their savings

Diane Archer ·



An Economy in the Fast Lane – With No Brakes

When the next recession hits, the working people of the United States will pay the steepest price

Richard Eskow ·

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