Look at These Absolutely Ordinary Americans Who Hate Medicare for All (*Cough)

By Libby Watson for Splinter News The Partnership for America’s Health Care Future is a lobbying group dedicated to fighting single-payer and even public option health plans, formed by the biggest players in the health insurance industry—pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, and health insurers, among others. We don’t know how much money they have, but one of […]

Medicare for All Is Not Just Good Politics—It’s Good for Business, Too

Having health insurance tethered to employment is a terrible idea. By Joe Sanberg for The Nation We’ve all heard, read and seen the claims that Medicare for All is bad for the the economy, anti-business, and an attack on the free market. In response, advocates for Medicare for All like myself have instead made the […]

‘We Already Spend More Than Medicare for All Would Cost Us’

Transcript for the previously posted link to this interview. Click here to hear it via podcast By Janine Jackson for FAIR Janine Jackson: The March 11 Washington Post headline told readers that the Medicare for All bill, recently introduced by Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal, “reflects influence of hard-line progressive groups.” Not quite a hit piece, […]

“Medicare for All” Is Missing a Vital Group: The Incarcerated

“Can criminal justice reform succeed withoutaddressing the health of incarcerated people?” By Ashwin Vasan for The Marshall Project Nearly 60 percent of Americans support some version of “Medicare for All,” an expansion of federally-funded health insurance to cover everybody. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., the new face of the progressive movement, has suggested it is a […]