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'Free Handout to Insurance Industry': Trump Administration Tells Insurers They Don't Have to Cover Covid-19 Tests for Workers

"According to the Trump administration, insurance company profits are more important than the lives of nursing home residents and workers."

Jake Johnson ·


Out of the Ashes of Covid-19 Should Rise Our Unstoppable Medicare for All Movement

The battle against this pandemic—and all the associated injustices and inequalities it has exposed—should galvanize a nation to finally embrace the kind of healthcare system it deserves.

Ralph Nader ·


To Defeat Coronavirus, We Need to Expand Medicare

Congress must act decisively to guarantee health care to everyone in the country. It should do so on moral grounds, it should do so on public health grounds, and it should do so to help ensure our economy gets back on track and stays back on track.

Diane Archer ·


Chomsky Says Trump a 'Sociopathic Megalomaniac' Who Made US 'Singularly Unprepared' for Pandemic

New comments from the renowned academic come after he accused Trump of wanting "to destroy the prospects for all organized human life... in the near future."

Andrea Germanos ·


As Millions Stripped of Health Coverage Amid Covid-19, House Dems Unveil Bill for Emergency Expansion of Medicare and Medicaid

"Our nation's for-profit, employment-based healthcare system did not make sense before Covid-19 struck, and it is proving dangerous and deadly during the crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·


Sanders and Jayapal Put Forth Bill to Provide No-Cost 'Health Care for All During Pandemic'

"We have got to work together to make sure that anyone in America who is sick—regardless of their income or immigration status—can seek the medical treatment they need during this national emergency."

Jake Johnson ·


Exposing 'Folly of Tying Health Coverage to Jobs,' New Study Estimates 7.3 Million More Uninsured in US by June

Employer-based health insurance during the current coronavirus outbreak, said one researcher behind the study, "is like an umbrella that melts in the rain."

Jon Queally ·


'A Really Chilling Moment': Trump Refuses to Allow Dr. Fauci to Answer Question on Dangers of Hydroxychloroquine

"This is unacceptable. Dr. Fauci, one of the world's top infectious disease scientists, was just censored live at a White House press conference."

Jake Johnson ·


'We Need Medicare for All': Massive Coronavirus Job Losses Expose Obvious Failure of Employer-Based Insurance

"3.3 million people just lost their 'if you like your employer benefits you can keep them' benefits. Healthcare can never again be tied to employment."

Julia Conley ·


'This Is a Massive Scandal': Trump FDA Grants Drug Company Exclusive Claim on Promising Coronavirus Drug

"It is insane and unacceptable," said Bernie Sanders. "We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."

Julia Conley ·

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