In Historic Shift, Second Largest Physicians Group in US Has New Prescription: It’s Medicare for All
“Major changes are needed,” declares the 159,000-member American College of Physicians, “to a system that costs too much, leaves too many behind, and delivers too little.” By Jon Queally for Common Dreams The fight for Medicare for All received a two-handed boost from tens of thousands of doctors on Monday when the American College of […]
Insurance Lobby Talking Points Don’t Come With Warning Labels
By Joshua Cho for Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting Ever since The Intercept (11/20/18) found several planning documents by the Partnership for America’s Healthcare Future (PAHCF), a benign-sounding corporate alliance formed to prevent any kind of reform and prop up the dysfunctional US healthcare system’s profits, corporate media have been reporting on the PAHCF’s efforts […]
Medicare for All ‘Is What Patients Need’: New Harvard Study Shows Even Those With Private Insurance Can’t Afford Care
“When so many people can’t get the care they need even when they have insurance coverage, it says that insurance is not doing what it is supposed to do: ensure that healthcare is affordable when you need it.” By Jake Johnson for Common Dreams The for-profit U.S. healthcare system is so broken that a growing […]
Why Would A Union Oppose Medicare For All?
The Culinary Union’s stance on Medicare for All raises serious questions for the immigrant labor movement. It is in Labor’s interest to back M4A. By Rolando Jackson for Current Affairs The Culinary Workers Union of Nevada, UNITE HERE local 226, is the largest union in the state of Nevada. The union is frequently held up […]