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Health Care

Fragmented Health System Paves Way for CVS-Aetna Merger
In what is being called the biggest merger in the history of the health insurance industry, CVS is making a $66 billion bid to buy Aetna. We discuss the merger's potential consequences with author and professor Bill Black

  November 3, 2017

How Does Dental Care Fit Into the Healthcare Debate?
'We need to not just cover an infection or a big-time emergency, but also comprehensive care and preventative care,' says activist and dentist Javad Aghaloo of the Sage Initiative

  October 8, 2017

Republicans Dealt Another Embarrassing Defeat in Obamacare Repeal
Dentist and activist Dr. Javad Aghaloo says the best way to fix Obamacare is by adopting a single-payer, universal healthcare system

  September 27, 2017

Lindsey Graham Insists On Trying to Be On Wrong Side of History In Healthcare Debate
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is pushing a flawed bill to repeal Obamacare in fear that single payer healthcare is on the horizon

  September 26, 2017

Congress Spars on Healthcare, Unites to Fund War
As Republicans attempt a last-ditch repeal of Obamacare, Democrats have joined them to overwhelmingly pass massive spending on the military and war. We speak to economist Dean Baker

  September 21, 2017

US Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power
An Ohio ballot initiative aims to lower prescription drug prices, but the pharmaceutical industry is circumventing campaign finance laws according to an investigation. Economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharma industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power to maintain its privileged position

  September 11, 2017

In Trump Country, Progressives Say Democrats Must Embrace Their Ideas to Win
At the Mobilize 88 conference in Deer Creek Ohio, state progressives gathered to plot strategy and share ideas for how to organize successful campaigns based on progressive ideals

  July 22, 2017

Grieving Mother Will Primary Democrat Over Single Payer Healthcare
After losing her 22 year-old daughter because she didn't have health insurance, Amy Vilela is running for congress against a Democratic Party incumbent who won't support Single-Payer Medicare for All

  July 21, 2017

Nurses, Protesters Tell Corrupt Democrats Single-Payer Healthcare Can't Wait
National Nurses United Director Roseann Demoro tells corporate Democrats that nurses won't back down on single payer healthcare fight; activists and protesters take over DNC 'Resistance Summer' event in Los Angeles, California to demand single payer healthcare.

  July 17, 2017

'No Compromise on Health Care': Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
With Senate Republicans dithering over the new version of the Health Care Bill, Michael Lighty of the National Nurses United says Democrats should offer no compromises and progressives should fight for single payer

  July 13, 2017

Trumpcare Would Make U.S. Healthcare Even More Dysfunctional
Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy, discusses the fight over Trumpcare and the problems with the existing healthcare system that the GOP wants to gut even further

  June 29, 2017

Politics and Campaign Donations Hold Up California's Single Payer Health Law
Bonnie Castillo of the Registered Nurse Response Network says that California State Assembly Speaker Rendon's excuse for withdrawing the single payer Healthy California Act has no basis in reality

  June 29, 2017

GOP Wants Medicaid for the Needy to Fund Tax Cut for the Rich
Sara Rosenbaum, Professor of Health Law and Policy at George Washington University, explains that the GOP Health Care bill would completely restructure Medicaid for everyone, not just those who currently benefit from Obamacare

  June 28, 2017

Republican Health Care Plan: A Win-Win for the Wealthiest
Dr. Jane McAlevey says at the risk of losing support from their base at the polls, Republicans are forging ahead with the Bannon plan of destroying the American safety net and all liberal measures along the way

  June 22, 2017

America's Broken Healthcare System is Creating More Single-Payer Advocates
The Real News speaks to advocates of universal healthcare and affordable prescription drugs at the 2017 People's Summit

  June 13, 2017

California's Senate Passes Single Payer Health Care Act
A new California single payer health care law, if also passed by the Assembly, would save money for California households and businesses explains Bob Pollin of PERI, who conducted an extensive study of the law's impact

  June 9, 2017

The Working Poor Will Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Health Plan
Patty Eakins of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses explains that hospitals that serve the working poor would suffer especially and could close under GOP plan

  May 8, 2017

GOP Attack on Obamacare Won't Slow Calls for Dems to Back Single-Payer
Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, says the Republican vote to repeal Obamacare won't deter the movement pressuring Democrats to back Medicare-for-All

  May 5, 2017

Trumpcare to Benefit the Wealthiest and Healthiest
The poor and those with previous conditions will either lose insurance or pay far more with Trumpcare explains CEPR's Dean Baker

  May 11, 2017

Sanders and Warren Behind Act to Control Prescription Drug Costs
Improving access to affordable prescription drugs would significantly lower costs of health care and allow the government to fund clinical drug trials and produce generics says Dean Baker of CEPR

  April 6, 2017

Democratic Party Resistance to Medicare for All Traceable to Campaign Funding
Corbin Trent of JusticeDemocrats.com, whose group is campaigning for Medicare for All bill, explains the group's research and strategy for pushing the Democratic Party to endorse the plan

  May 3, 2017

After Trumpcare Fail, Activists See Opportunity for Single-Payer
Dr. Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, says the Republican failure to repeal Obamacare has energized the movement for universal health care

  March 29, 2017

Is the US Ready for Universal Health Care? This Physician Says 'Yes'
Physicians for A National Health Program's Adam Gaffney warns that incremental steps can turn into diversions and prevent us from fixing the fundamental problems with our current health care system

  March 29, 2017

Will Dems Derail Sanders's Push for Public Option?
Wendell Potter, a health insurance executive turned whistleblower, on the GOP failure to repeal Obamacare and what lessons the 2009 defeat of the public option - when Democrats controlled Congress - can offer today.

  March 28, 2017

"Wealthcare" Defeated: Health Care For All Back on the Agenda
National Nurses United co-director Jean Ross says only Medicare for All can provide care for millions who still remain uninsured under the Affordable Care Act

  March 24, 2017

New Provisions Eliminate Healthcare From GOP 'Wealthcare' Bill
As fighting between Trump and the Republican Party leads to a delay of the vote for the GOP health care bill, Moral Mondays leader Rev. William Barber and Bernie Sanders call for the US to adopt a single-payer system

  March 23, 2017

Wealthiest U.S. Households Save Big Under GOP Health Care Bill
PERI's Peter Arno says the elderly, disabled, and the poor would be hardest hit by the repeals of Medicaid expansion and taxes on the rich that fund Medicare

  March 19, 2017

GOP Health Care Plan: Massive Wealth Transfer to Corporations, Military, and the Rich
Democrats failed to advocate for universal coverage, allowing Trump and Republicans to blame rising health care costs on the Affordable Care Act

  March 14, 2017

Battle Over Health Care Reveals Stark Contrast Between Party Self- Reflection
Republicans are engaged in a fierce debate about the future of their party while the Democratic Party appears uninterested in re-examining its identity, argues Bill Curry

  March 13, 2017

GOP's Deadly Obamacare Replacement (2/2)
Healthcare prices rose faster under Bush than under Obamacare, but Medicare for all would be much more cost effective says Jane McAlevey

  March 10, 2017

GOP's Deadly Obamacare Replacement (1/2)
Workers living in right-to-work states would become especially vulnerable to the cost-cutting machinations of the insurance industry, says Jane McAlevey

  March 9, 2017

GOP Health Care Bill Another Bailout for Insurance Companies
National Nurses United's Michael Lighty says the legislation represents a real threat to public health and will create barriers to treatment

  March 8, 2017

NHS Hospitals Have Run Out of Beds
The British Red Cross has described the situation for British healthcare as a humanitarian crisis, says Dr. Margaret Ridley

  March 2, 2017

Raising Medicare Eligibility to 67 Would Leave Nearly 2 Million Uninsured
If the ACA is also repealed, nearly 4 million seniors will lose their health insurance, says PERI's Peter Arno

  February 3, 2017

Bernie Sanders Hammers Tom Price Over Right to Healthcare in Senate Hearing
Trump's nominee for the secretary of Human and Health Services is in favor of Paul Ryan's plan, while the Republicans loos like they will implement a system that exacerbates the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act, says physician Adam Gaffney

  January 18, 2017

Republican Healthcare Plan: Skimpier, Meaner Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act has become the symbol of a health care status quo that long pre-dated it, but the Democrats refusal to acknowledge the ACA's shortcomings and advocate for a truly universal system cost them many voters, says Dr. Steffi Woolhandler

  January 15, 2017

How the Repeal of Obamacare Will Further Weaken the Quality of US Healthcare
Repealing the ACA would shrink the customer base for insurance companies, which would respond by investing less in their product, says Donna Smith of the Progressive Democrats of America

  January 6, 2017

Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave 20 Million Americans Without Insurance
Rank-and-file nurses and healthcare advocates will resist attempts by the Trump administration to repeal the Affordable Care Act - unless it's replaced with Medicare for All, says Donna Smith of Progressive Democrats of America

  November 13, 2016

Obamacare: A Stepping Stone or Barrier to Single-Payer?
A single-payer system would save the federal government the equivalent of the Pentagon's budget, says Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford

  November 2, 2016

A Public Option is the Solution to the Un-Affordable Care Premium Jumps
Dean Baker of CEPR says if people could buy into a public option, it could seriously mitigate the price hikes

  October 27, 2016

US Taxpayers Are Subsidizing Mylan's Profits
Citizens for Tax Justice's Richard Phillip: Congress needs to act to close loopholes that allow 'tax inversions' that allow corporations to avoid nearly all federal taxes

  August 30, 2016

Activists Deliver 700,000 Signatures to EpiPen Manufacturer
Public Citizen's Rick Claypool says the petition is demanding that Mylan drop prices on the lifesaving EpiPen

  August 30, 2016

EpiPen Prices Soar Because Our Current System Can't Restrain Profit- Seeking Corporations
As Congress calls for an investigation into the price hikes of EpiPen, Jean Ross of National Nurses United says only a single-payer healthcare system will reign in corporate greed that puts lives at risk

  August 24, 2016

Departure of Health Insurers From Exchanges Demonstrates Need for Single Payer, Says Advocate
Physicians for a National Health Program founder Dr. Steffie Woolhandler: the fundamental problem is our reliance on market-based solutions to healthcare

  August 19, 2016

Green Party on Sanders' Health Care Plan
Green Party candidates Dr. Jill Stein and Dr. Margaret Flowers say Sanders is right about healthcare, but the Democratic Party will block him

  February 1, 2016

Essure Problems
The horrors of a women's contraceptive device called Essure could be a harbinger for what a new bill called the 21st Century Cures Act does more broadly to our medical regulatory system

  January 8, 2016

Why Drug Prices Are Out of Control, And What We Can Do About It
Jamie Love of Knowledge Ecology International told the Real News that our system does little to curb outrageous drug prices, and it's not because there aren't good alternatives

  October 2, 2015

TRNN Debate: Are GMOs Safe to Eat?
Dr. Thierry Vrain and Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam discuss the science behind genetically engineered crops and the significance of GMO restrictions in more than 60 countries

  May 21, 2015

New Bill Threatens Patient Safety
Representatives and the pharmaceutical industry say 21st Century Cures will foster innovation, while critics argue that the legislative effort is a ploy to dismantle safeguards for short-term financial gain

  March 25, 2015

One Million Workers Could Lose Obamacare Coverage Under New House Bill
Legislation passed in the House last Thursday would extend work week requirement for employees from 30 to 40 hours, and is projected to add more than $50 billion to the deficit over the next 10 years

  January 11, 2015

Vermont Bails On Universal Healthcare
VT Governor Peter Schumlin says single payer will be too expensive for taxpayers, but Dr. Margaret Flowers says his math is used to protect big business interests

  January 2, 2015

The Neoliberal Outbreak of Ebola
Evolutionary biologist Robert Wallace says the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is better explained by Western-driven policy than indigenous cultural practices

  October 31, 2014

Ebola: A Disease of Extraordinary Poverty (2/2)
Enormous public health crisis in poorest countries due to increasing social inequality, says Allyson Pollock, professor of public health research and policy at Queen Mary University of London

  October 31, 2014

Ebola: A Disease of Extraordinary Poverty (1/2)
Public health expert Allyson Pollock explains how poverty, sanitation and infrastructure contribute to Ebola's death toll in West Africa

  October 27, 2014

Why Are Republicans Linking Ebola & U.S-Mexican Border? (1/2)
Journalist Todd Miller unpacks the political and profit-driven reasons Republicans continue to push President Obama to close the Mexican-U.S. border

  October 17, 2014

Obamacare Subsides on the Line
CEPR's Dean Baker and Media Matters' Jeremy Holden discuss two federal courts decisions which could disqualify lower and middle income earners for subsidies and the forces working to dismantle Obamacare

  July 25, 2014

One-Man Show "Mercy Killers" Reveals Dark Side of Healthcare System
With 60 percent of bankruptcies caused by medical bills, performer Michael Milligan joins us to discuss his new play "Mercy Killers"

  July 28, 2014

Antibiotics Are Becoming Ineffective All Over the World
Martin Khor, executive director of South Centre, explains this major threat to global security

  May 18, 2014

TRNN Debate: Is Obamacare In the Interest of Workers?
In round two of our debate with Dr. Margaret Flowers and economist Dean Baker, we discuss whether CBO's prediction that Obamacare will trigger reduction of work hours will negatively affect workers

  March 24, 2014

Nurse Says He Was Fired After Speaking Out Against Hospital Merger
Nurse and activist Tim Thomas alleges he was wrongfully terminated for speaking out against a merger that would hurt quality of service and increase prices for customers at the hospital where he worked for three decades

  February 4, 2014

Republican State Lawmakers' Refusal to Expand Medicaid Will Result in Thousands of Deaths
Dr. Steffie Woolhandler: 8 million Americans will be excluded from the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion.

  November 18, 2017

What Would Universal Healthcare Look Like in the U.S.?
Dr. David Himmelstein: The goal would be to expand Medicare to all, considering private insurance costs seven times as much to administer compared to Medicare

  December 5, 2013

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 2
As a new study finds most Americans want fundamental change in the US healthcare system, Wendall Potter discusses what concrete steps could improve it.

  November 27, 2013

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 1
Wendell Potter: Though the media has wrongly focused on some of Obamacare's shortcomings, the U.S. needs to make healthcare a human right

  November 27, 2013

While Media Focuses on Obamacare Glitches, Hundreds in MD Call for Universal Healthcare
Hundreds march in Baltimore calling for the passage of a single-payer, universal healthcare system

  October 29, 2013

Obamacare Debate: Flowers vs. Baker
Economist Dean Baker and Dr. Margaret Flowers debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act

  September 30, 2013

Nurses Union President: Obamacare Falls Short
Jean Ross: As Obama's Affordable Care Act leaves tens of millions uninsured, now is the time to push for health care for all

  September 3, 2013

Healthcare Industry Has the Most Workplace Injuries but is the Least OSHA- Regulated
Public Citizen: Healthcare industry's lack of worker safety standards and OSHA inspections resulted in 650,000 workplace injuries or illnesses in 2010.

  July 17, 2013

Community Victory over Major Healthcare Corporation
A community and labor coalition has just won a years-long battle against the largest private healthcare provider in San Francisco

  July 3, 2013

The Real News Debate: Social Security on the Table
Joseph Minarik (former chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for eight years during the Clinton Administration) and economist Richard Wolff take on President Obama's proposed changes to Social Security

  April 14, 2013

Obama Social Security Reform Ignores Data on Actual Living Standards of Seniors
Teressa Ghilarducci: The "chained" CPI ignores research that shows senior's costs are going up as they get older and women are most affected

  April 11, 2013

401(k) and the Financialization of Retirement
Teresa Ghilarducci: The whole 401K structure has a fatal flaw and older workers are going into retirement with not enough money to maintain their living standards

  April 11, 2013

Why Are People with Health Insurance Going Bankrupt?
Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care will not put an end to medical bankruptcies - 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance

  March 29, 2013

The Bottom Line: Healthcare
We are economists who think that the economy should serve people, the planet and the future.

  December 23, 2012

Advocates of Universal Healthcare Protest Obama and Romney
New York Doctors protest lack of single-payer activists in presidential debates

  October 22, 2012

Part 2 What a Single Payer Health Insurance Plan Looks Like
Gerald Friedman: A single-payer plan in Maryland would cover everyone, improve outcomes and make business more competitive

  August 1, 2012

How to Pay for Single Payer Health Insurance
Gerald Friedman Pt 3 of "What a Single Payer Health Insurance Plan Looks Like"

  August 1, 2012

Mental Health Movement Resists Chicago Austerity Measures
Chicago Shuts Down 6 of the City’s 12 public mental health centers, moves towards privatization of services

  May 30, 2012

Should Supreme Court Find Insurance Mandate Unconstitutional?
Kevin Zeese: Mandate is both bad policy and unconstituional, this is an opportunity to push for "Medicare for All"

  March 27, 2012

Employers Support Public Health Insurance Plan In San Francisco
Arin Dube: Study shows majority of employers support mandate in city health insurance plan

  February 7, 2011

The Health-Care Debate Redux
Medicare For All -- advocate Donna Smith debates libertarian Shikha Dalmia

  January 18, 2011

Will Progressive Democrats in Congress Defend Social Security?
Donna Smith: Social Security benefits are under attack and concern is whether the "man in the White House" will fight back

  November 30, 2010

FRAUD AND CORRUPTION RUNS THROUGH US PHARMA
Al Jazeera: Pervasive fraud, fatal side effects, and huge kick-backs paid to doctors plague Big Pharma

  August 12, 2010

US nurses rising up
New national nurses union spurred on by strike victory in Philadelphia

  May 15, 2010

Voices from the Tea Party
Interviews with participants at Washington DC tax day Tea Party event

  April 19, 2010

Progressives debate health care "victory"
PNHP: 23 million people will remain uninsured nine years out under the new health care bill.

  March 25, 2010

A libertarian take on health care
Matt Welch, editor of the libertarian magazine Reason.com, discusses health care with Paul Jay

  March 11, 2010

Single payer fight moves to states
Swanson: Obama pushes out Kucinich single payer amendment that enables states single payer health care.

  March 8, 2010

What happened to health reform? Pt2
What's next for the movement for health reform . . .will the fight for "Medicare for All" continue?

  February 27, 2010

What happened to health reform?
Nurses and a doctors react to a "Bipartisan Meeting on Health Reform"

  February 26, 2010

No public option, no bill?
David Swanson: Will progressives shoot down a health-care bill that lacks a public option

  December 21, 2009

Reid gives up public option?
Hickey: Four conservative Dems force Reid on public option; Medicare may be expanded

  December 10, 2009

The Deficit Commission
Hickey: The Republican proposed deficit committee would be used to force through cuts in social programs

  December 26, 2009

Tamiflu firm Roche hits back at doubts over drug
Following a joint investigation by Channel 4 News and the BMJ Tamiflu firm Roche dismisses doubts

  December 9, 2009

New doubts over Tamiflu anti-virals
Channel 4 questions the claim that Tamiflu could reduce the hospitalizing of patients with Swine flu

  December 9, 2009

Guerrilla musical takes on insurance industry
Billionaires for Wealthcare at AHIP conference disrupt meeting with song in support of public option

  October 24, 2009

Unions and the Health Care Debate
Sam Gindin: Unions should have said "No" to concessions if they wanted to shape the health debate

  October 31, 2009

Single payer MD's not invited to White House
President meets with doctors who support his reforms but excludes MD's who support "medicare for all"

  October 7, 2009

Obama's insurance option
Swanson: Obama took a moral stand on not spending money rather than on giving people health care

  September 11, 2009

Fear tactics in health reform
Bishop Gene Robinson Pt.2: The struggle for reform should be fierce but never return "evil with evil"

  September 17, 2009

Did Obama change the game? Pt.2
Hickey: A health reform bill is only beginning of public fight to gain power away from private hands

  September 13, 2009

Is "trigger" a victory?
If a public option is only a "trigger," does that represent real reform?

  September 13, 2009

Obama seizes the moment but did he change the game
Congressional speech: A political victory for Obama, but is it a victory for the health care reform?

  September 10, 2009

Can Obama steer the health care debate?
Wright: The public option has to set a standard for the private industry

  September 9, 2009

What Obama should say
Roger Hickey, head of Campaign for America's Future says Obama must defend the public option

  September 9, 2009

The health care wars Pt.2
From pro-single payer to anti-government plans, a discussion after a town hall meeting in Virginia

  September 3, 2009

The Grapes of Wrath revisited: Healthcare in Tulsa
Americans living without health insurance in a church-sponsored free health clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma

  September 1, 2009

Health-care wars
From pro-single payer to anti-government plans, a report from a town hall in Virginia with Howard Dean

  August 31, 2009

Health-care wars
From pro-single payer to anti-government plans, a report from a town hall in Virginia with Howard Dean

  August 31, 2009

Canadians talk to Americans Pt 2
Universal Health Care Message to Americans From Canadian Doctors & Health Care Experts

  August 27, 2009

Obama's PhRMA deal
Smith: Obama's strategy was to vilify the drug companies and then cut deals with them in secret

  August 21, 2009

Obama's compromise on health care reform
RealNews Replay -Swanson: Obama's mistake was he started with a compromise with insurance companies

  August 18, 2009

UK Twitter campaign defends National Health
Thousands Twitter to defend UK's National Health Service against attacks from American right

  August 17, 2009

Town Hall with Senator Benjamin Cardin 6
Senator Benjamin Cardin meets a raucous crowd in Maryland and answers questions on health care reform

  August 12, 2009

Town Hall with Senator Benjamin Cardin 4
Senator Benjamin Cardin meets a raucous crowd in Maryland and answers questions on health care reform

  August 12, 2009

Tamiflu 'should not be given to children'
UK scientists urge government to rethink its strategy of giving swine flu anti-virals to some children

  August 11, 2009

Health care debate heats up Pt2
Fault Lines uncovers forces that are spending millions of dollars to influence the debate

  August 8, 2009

Health care debate heats up
Fault Lines - uncovers the forces that are spending millions of dollars to influence the debate

  August 7, 2009

Progressive Democrats take a stand on health care
Some members of Congress are going to fight for a robust public option and a single-payer amendment

  August 3, 2009

Obama should force the votes on health care
Richard Wolff: Obama must make his party vote for real health care reform

  July 29, 2009

Health reform and the "Rahm factor"
Rep. John Conyers speaks to the National Press Club on health care reform

  July 27, 2009

Health reform: dead or alive?
Ford: By excluding single payer plan, Obama allowed the right to dominate the reform debate

  July 27, 2009

USW president supports single-payer health care
Leo Gerard: I think we should fight for single-payer health care, fight for a principled position

  July 8, 2009

Health-care reform debate
Thousands of supporters of Obama's plan rallied in Washington but some say his reform is not enough

  June 30, 2009

Prescription for America
President Obama presents his health care plan

  June 29, 2009

Canadian health care: Fact vs. fiction
Natalie Mehra: Flaws in Canadian system due to lack of democracy and funding, not lack of privatization

  June 17, 2009

Health care a human right?
A single payer rep finally testifies to Congress; insurance industry steps up attack on any public plan

  June 21, 2009

Jan Schakowsky on health care reform
Can you please insurance companies and have a public plan at the same time?

  June 25, 2009

Health care or disease care? Pt.2
Len Saputo: We need publicly funded health care, but we need more - a system based on prevention

  July 20, 2009

Health care or disease care? Pt.1
Len Saputo: We need publicly funded health care, but we need more - a system based on prevention

  July 19, 2009

US town seeks to become new Guantanamo
Rob Reynolds reports on the US town in Montana that has offered to become the new Guantanamo

  May 26, 2009

Canadians talk to Americans about health care
People from Toronto respond to a US advertising campaign about the Canadian health-care system

  May 25, 2009

Cutting the heart out of health-care reform? Pt.2
Hickey: Now is the time for people to pressure their representatives for a public health-care option

  May 20, 2009

Is public health care "off the table"?
Hickey: People need to be heard now before the "heart of health-care reform" is lost

  May 19, 2009

Everything is on the table except what's not
The issue of political feasibility is being questioned by proponents of single-payer system

  May 28, 2009

Single-payer advocates protest Senate hearing
Chair of Finance Committee takes single-payer plan off the table and calls for "more police"

  May 8, 2009

Single-payer advocates protest Senate hearing
Chair of Finance Committee takes single-payer plan off the table and calls for "more police"

  May 8, 2009

Protest meets health insurance lobby
Lobby group speaks against public health care at AHIP insurance forum

  March 15, 2009

Groups protest health insurance heavyweights
Protestors say: "We are the 48 million Americans who cannot access health care today!"

  March 11, 2009

What kind of health care reform?
Roger Hickey of Campaign for America's Future says reform must be within what's possible

  February 16, 2009

HIV / AIDS Season: Have we seen the worst?
Frontline Club tonight with a discussion that asks the question: Have we seen the worst?

  February 6, 2009

McCain attacks Canadian and European health care
Is McCain right when he says Canadian and European health care not as good as US? Pt. 2

  October 31, 2008

Stressed out over personal debt
AP: Stress from deepening debt causing major health problems for millions of Americans

  June 16, 2008

Candidates and health care
Dean Baker: A good public plan needed to compete on a level playing field with private plans (3 of 3)

  February 21, 2008

Tom Morris reports from Washington, D.C.
Why donít more Americans have health insurance?

Report Finds Maryland Residents Unhappy with Market-Based Healthcare
Organizers Sergio Espana and Ben Palmquist discuss the findings of a new survey conducted by Healthcare Is a Human Right-Maryland

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Theresa May in Election Jitters Caught Lying About Tory Plans to Cut The National Health Service
Kam Sandhu of Real Media says there is evidence that Tories plan to sell off assets to service NHS; this is the first sign of distress and it will lead to privatization

  June 2, 2017



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