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Two Leading Economists Say Medicare for All Would Give Workers 'Biggest Take-Home Pay Raise in a Generation'

"Supporters of Medicare for All are right. Funding universal health insurance through taxes would lead to a large tax cut for the vast majority of workers."

Jake Johnson ·


Progressives Say GM's Decision to Cut Off Employee Health Insurance 'Yet Another Reason Why We Need Medicare for All'

Under a single-payer system, said one Medicare for All advocate, employers would no longer have "tons of leverage because workers are desperate to keep their benefit."

Jake Johnson ·


Industry Coalition Launches Seven-Figure Ad Blitz to Flood Democratic Debate With Attacks on Medicare for All

David Sirota, speechwriter for Sen. Bernie Sanders's campaign, said the ad blitz is an attempt by healthcare industry lobbyists "to buy tonight's Democratic debate—as part of their campaign to buy the 2020 election."

Jake Johnson ·


"Can't Change a Corrupt System by Taking Its Money": Sanders Urges All 2020 Democrats to Reject Insurance, Big Pharma Cash

"If we are going to break the stranglehold of corporate interests over the healthcare needs of the American people," Sanders plans to say in Medicare for All speech, "we have got to confront a Washington culture that has let this go on for far too long."

Jake Johnson ·


Demanding End to 'Rotten' Opposition to Medicare for All, Doctors and Nurses to March on American Medical Association's Annual Meeting

"It's time for the AMA to join the majority of physicians who support improved Medicare for All."

Jake Johnson ·


New Data Reveals 'Alarming Escalation' of Threats Towards Abortion Facilities

"Anti-choice individuals and groups have been emboldened by the rhetoric of President Trump, Vice President Pence, and other elected officials."

Andrea Germanos ·


Demanding Medicare for All, Nurses Use Band-Aids to Plaster GoFundMe Pages to Big Pharma Headquarters

"Nobody should have a GoFundMe account to pay for their healthcare, and we're here to make sure that that stops."

Jake Johnson ·


Pentagon Spending Set to Hit Near-Record Levels, But 'Establishment Says We Can't Afford' Progressive Policies

"Very few in Congress are questioning how the U.S. can afford to spend $7.5 trillion on the military."

Jake Johnson ·


'I Felt Americans Needed to Know': Insurance Industry Whistleblower Gives Glimpse of Effort to Crush Medicare for All

"The business model of for-profit health insurance depends on denying care to people who need it. These corporations can't be reasoned with, only defeated."

Jake Johnson ·


Insurance Stocks Plunge as Medicare for All Bill Unveiled With Major Democratic Support

"Sorry not sorry," Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the legislation's lead sponsor, tweeted in response to the news.

Jake Johnson ·

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