A Huge Moment for the Movement’: Los Angeles City Council Approves Resolution in Favor of Medicare for All

A Huge Moment for the Movement': Los Angeles City Council Approves Resolution in Favor of Medicare for All
“Today’s resolution sends a powerful message to Congress that the people of Los Angeles demand that health care be treated as a right, not a privilege.” By Jon Queally for Common Dreams With a nearly unanimous vote on Tuesday the Los Angeles City Council—representing the nation’s second most populous city—passed a resolution endorsing federal Medicare ...

Pramila Jayapal Takes On Medicare for All’s Critics

Pramila Jayapal Takes On Medicare for All’s Critics
The Progressive Caucus co-chair authored the House Medicare for All bill. She’s frustrated that Democrats are attacking the concept of universal health care for political advantage. By David Dayen for The American Prospect “I wrote the damn bill,” Bernie Sanders frequently says. But on Medicare for All, he’s not the only one. Pramila Jayapal, a ...

House Democrats Schedule Hearing on HR1384 (#MedicareForAll) for This Tuesday, April 30

House Democrats Schedule Hearing on HR1384 (#MedicareForAll) for This Tuesday, April 30
By Lambert Strether for Naked Capitalism Kudos to the Democrat-controlled House Rules Committee for scheduling a hearing on HR1384, the “Medicare for All Act of 2019.” (Here is the announcement; here are the witnesses). However, readers who suspect my rapture will be modified will not be disappointed. In this post, I won’t go into health ...