single payer

US Movement for Single-Payer Health Care Grows, with Historic NY Bill

June 11, 2018

As the demand for single-payer health care in the US becomes mainstream, the New York Health Act could lead the way. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with Ursula Rozum of Physicians for a National Health Program, who says NY state could soon adopt a universal system

California Dems Reject Sen. Feinstein, Open Path for Progressive Candidate

February 27, 2018

Long-serving Senator Dianne Feinstein failed to receive the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, signaling a shift in the state’s politics towards a more progressive alternative

Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage Burdens the Sickest

October 12, 2017

President Trump’s new effort to undermine Obamacare through “association plans” would increase the healthcare costs of those who need it most, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United

Republicans Dealt Another Embarrassing Defeat in Obamacare Repeal

September 27, 2017

Dentist and activist Dr. Javad Aghaloo says the best way to fix Obamacare is by adopting a single-payer, universal healthcare system

US Politics

September 14, 2017
Health industry-backed Democrats who’ve yet to join their colleagues in backing Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All bill will face a new wave of grassroots pressure, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United

TRNN Debate: What’s The Best Route to Single-Payer?

July 26, 2017

As Senate Republicans renew their effort to strip millions of health insurance and President Trump threatens to “let Obamacare fail,” Dr. Bill Bronston of Physicians for a National Health Program and economist Dean Baker debate the best path forward for universal healthcare

Trump Can’t Vote Down Obamacare, So He’s Strangling It Instead

July 19, 2017

Republican governors aren’t ‘letting Obamacare fail,’ they’re actively sabotaging it, says Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy

Health Care

June 29, 2017
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

The People's Summit 2017

June 19, 2017
Michael Lighty of National Nurses United tells Paul Jay how the California Senate passed the “Healthy California” plan and the coming battle to make it into law