How Big Medicine can ruin Medicare for All

By Phillip Longman for The Guardian. Photo from Make It Our UPMC. NOTE: One of our criticisms of the Sanders’ Medicare for All Act is that it doesn’t get rid of investor-owned health facilities. Longman explains the problem with leaving profit in our healthcare system. The pursuit of a ‘single-payer’ healthcare system in the United […]

Trump’s HHS Secretary Pick comes from Big Pharma

By Alex Kotch and Lydia O’Neal for International Business Times. Presidential candidate Donald Trump was an outspoken critic of pharmaceutical companies and high drug prices. He told prospective voters that he’d allow Medicare to negotiate with drug companies. President-elect Trump said Big Pharma was “getting away with murder” with its exorbitant prices for drugs and said […]