Improved Medicare for All means something. Don’t dilute it.

By Kay Tillow, Health Over Profit for Everyone. On July 13, 2018, in an article1 on Vox, Tim Higginbotham and Chris Middleman of the Democratic Socialists of America’s (DSA) Medicare for All campaign condemned Paul Krugman, Adam Green, the Center for American Progress, and Andy Slavitt for their efforts to co-opt and water down the […]

New Threat To Immigrants’ Health

By Don McCanne, M.D., Numerous studies have shown that immigrants pay more into our health care financing systems, both public and private, than they take out in health care services. We should be welcoming their contributions to our health care. Yet the Trump administration is intending to put into place an expansion of the […]

Growing Trend For Bankruptcy For Seniors

By Don McCanne, M.D., The social safety net for older Americans built up during the last century is now showing alarming trends toward shifting greater financial risk to this population. In the past two and a half decades there has been a five-fold increase in the rate of bankruptcy filings for individuals over 65. […]