‘Medicare for All’ has to be For All

By Anne Scheetz for Socialist Worker. Photo from Healthy CA. In response to “What’s the next step toward Medicare for All?”: One next step in the struggle for Medicare for all must be to organize for a fully funded, high-quality, equitable long-term program as part of Medicare for All, and that this program must respect the […]

The Ratchet Effect

By Michael Paarlberg in Jacobin Magazine. Photo from Americans United for Change. The latest failure of Senate Republicans to repeal Obamacare after repeatedly promising to do exactly that offers a basic political lesson for both sides: benefit programs create their own constituencies. This should be obvious, but many Democrats seem to be just starting to […]