More People are Concerned about Affording Health Care

More People are Concerned about Affording Health Care
NOTE: This article points out why now is the time to push for National Improved Medicare for All. It is the only way that we can bring down the cost of health care and guarantee that people can afford the care they need without fear of financial ruin. – Margaret Flowers Poll: Americans More Concerned ...

This is what Profit Over Health Looks Like

This is what Profit Over Health Looks Like
Above photo: By Gage Skidmore – https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/4379663235 Tom Price, Dr. Personal Enrichment By David Leonhart in the New York Times Each year, a publication called Medscape creates a portrait of the medical profession. It surveys thousands of doctors about their job satisfaction, salaries and the like and breaks down the results by specialty, allowing for comparisons ...

Don’t Be Fooled By The Profiteer’s Option

Don't Be Fooled By The Profiteer's Option
By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance, Sept. 18, 2016. NOTE: Senator Sanders mentioned the Public Option as a possible solution in the Sanders Cruz health debate on CNN, so we are posting this article from last September to bring some clarity. The Public Option is a Profiteer’s Option, as explained below. It ...

Health Over Profit National Calls

Health Over Profit National Calls
Health Over Profit for Everyone is a national campaign to win a National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA) healthcare system (also called a single payer health system). It is a project initiated by advocates for NIMA acting as individuals and is coordinated by Popular Resistance. We will hold regular national conference calls starting Monday, February ...

Ralph Nader Urges Senator Sanders to Champion NIMA Now

Ralph Nader Urges Senator Sanders to Champion NIMA Now
By Ralph Nader Open Letter To Senator Bernie Sanders Dear Senator Sanders: I hear that you will be debating Senator Ted Cruz next Tuesday on CNN in prime time where you will seek to defend Obamacare against Republican assault. You have said in the past that “I don’t believe in Obamacare” and that Obamacare is ...

Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History

Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History
Above photo: Protest outside the state’s largest insurer in Des Moines, IA with the Catholic Workers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Originally published in TruthOut. NOTE: We wrote this in 2013 and we thought it should be shared again as people are pushed to defend the ACA rather than demand National Improved Medicare for ...

After the Debate, Talk about National Improved Medicare for All

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz  debated Obamacare (the ACA) on CNN. This is typical of the two plutocratic parties – restrict the debate and ignore the solution that is proven to work and that majorities support. Dr. Margaret Flowers followed the debate with her response and why we must ...

A Really Good Obamacare Replacement

A Really Good Obamacare Replacement
By David Lazarus for the LA Times. Supporters of healthcare reform may feel disheartened as President Trump and Republican lawmakers prepare to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with … well, something. They can’t even agree among themselves on what the U.S. healthcare system should look like. But there’s reason for hope, albeit ...

Mad As Hell: Why the public is so pissed off

Mad As Hell: Why the public is so pissed off
Above photo from Portland Indymedia. NOTE: Voters received notice of their insurance premium increases for 2017 just prior to the November election. It is no surprise that voters were angry over the failure of the ACA to control premium and out-of-pocket costs. Many who voted for Trump, especially in the fly-over states, experience challenges affording ...

Health and Well-Being for the Self-Employed and Small Business

Health and Well-Being for the Self-Employed and Small Business
By Paul and Sarah Edwards in LocalMarketing.center. Most people’s  health is on the line. Each day’s news brings headlines dimming hope for the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, and Social Security.   People have begun asking themselves, “What will we do about Grandma?” How will I get my medications and will I be able to pay for ...