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Robert Pollin

An "Exciting But Dangerous Moment" for Medicare for All

All human beings have a right to healthcare, but powerful forces remain dead set against it. An interview with PNHP president Dr. Adam Gaffney.

Michael Winship ·

The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders

It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."

Julia Conley ·

$3.5 Trillion on Healthcare Each Year and We’re Still Uninsured, Underinsured, and Unhappy

Our health is not a commodity to profit from, nor is it a welfare program to be minimized or privatized

Michael Lighty ·

'To Live, to Thrive, Not Only to Survive': San Juan Mayor Calls for Replacing Austerity With Green New Deal to Save Puerto Rico

"Colonialism is a crime and financial domination is a crime," said Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz during expert panel on urgent need for economic and energy transformation on the island

Julia Conley ·

'Easy to Pay for Something That Costs Less': New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years

"Medicare for All promises a system that is fairer, more efficient, and vastly less expensive than America's bloated, monopolized, over-priced and under-performing private health insurance system."

Jake Johnson ·

What Do Those People Want?

It's simple: progress.

Jim Hightower ·

The Trump Presidency (or How to Further Enrich "The Masters of the Universe")

'There is a diversionary process under way, perhaps just a natural result of the propensities of the figure at center stage and those doing the work behind the curtains.'

Noam Chomsky ·

Walker and Trump’s Foxconn Deal May Be Worst in American History

It’s like paying $900,000 for a $150,000 house you might not get to live in.

Robert Kraig ·

Nurses Scolded: Not OKAY to Play Hardball with Democrats

The seminal fight for single-payer healthcare in California reflects a national struggle for the movement for social change. So, no, organized nurses and our allies will not wait. And we will not back down.

RoseAnn DeMoro ·

Ire for Democrat Who Pulled Plug on California's Single-Payer Bill

"With daily reminders of millions of patients already priced out of access to care, and subjected to the callous practices and care denials of the insurance industry there could hardly be a more heartless response to the Senate bill than Speaker Rendon's Friday night announcement."

Jon Queally ·

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