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Ahead of South Carolina Primary, Grassroots "I'm a Medicare for All Voter" Campaign Faces Down Big-Dollar Industry Ad Blitz
"One of the things that we've found as we've gone around in South Carolina and elsewhere, talking to working people of all sorts, is that people do understand that nobody loves their insurance company."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an event to introduce the Medicare for All Act of 2017 on Capitol Hill on Sept. 13, 2017. (Photo: Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Views
Here's What 22 Separate Studies Found: Medicare for All Would Cost Less Than the For-Profit Status Quo
No matter how you design a single-payer public health insurance system, it would have lower overall health care costs, so long as for-profit private health insurers no longer exist to drive up health care costs.
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The Lie of Healthcare 'Choice'
In our corporate-run health system, consumer "choices" are shaped entirely by profit-seeking monopolists.
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Bernie Sanders Best Represents Nurses' Values
The Sanders campaign is premised on building a mass movement for transformative change. Nurses are too.
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'Barbaric': 8 Million Americans Have Been Forced to Start Crowdfunding Campaigns to Cover Medical Costs, Survey Shows
"No one should have to beg for money to get the healthcare they need in the richest country on Earth."
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"Don't Listen to Them": Insurance Industry Front Group to Run Ads Attacking Medicare for All During Democratic Debate
"We are winning, so the industry is attacking Medicare for All to protect their profits and help the politicians defending those profits."
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'Must-Watch TV': Comedian John Oliver Makes Case for Medicare for All, Debunks Right-Wing Talking Points
"The American healthcare system gives you so many choices as to how you want to get f***ed. Under Medicare for All, that scenario would not happen."
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Sanders Argues Medicare for All Is Vital for Union Workers: 'They're Losing Wage Increases Because Cost of Healthcare Is Soaring'
"If you talk to union negotiators, they will tell you they spend half of their time arguing against cutbacks for the healthcare that they have."
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Iowa and New Hampshire Voters Show Medicare for All and Climate Crisis Top Issues for Democrats in 2020
"Bernie's victory in New Hampshire shows just how ready we are as a country to elect Green New Deal leaders at all levels of office," declared an organizer with the youth-led Sunrise Movement.
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Medicare for All 'Is What Patients Need': New Harvard Study Shows Even Those With Private Insurance Can't Afford Care
"When so many people can't get the care they need even when they have insurance coverage, it says that insurance is not doing what it is supposed to do: ensure that healthcare is affordable when you need it."
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