Monday, October 15, 2018

As Blue Wave Crests, Health Insurers Brace For 'Medicare For All' Push

As Blue Wave Crests, Health Insurers Brace For 'Medicare For All' Push: An effort to derail Medicare for All proposals is underway by health insurance lobbies Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America's Health Insurance Plans.

Medicare for All: Democrats look to health care option as political win - INSIDER

Medicare for All: Democrats look to health care option as political win - INSIDER: Democrats are increasingly supporting "Medicare for All" — a single-payer healthcare system championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders and the progressive wing of the party.

Sunday, October 14, 2018


Saturday, October 13, 2018

Trump set to sign bills lifting pharmacist 'gag orders' on drug prices

Trump set to sign bills lifting pharmacist 'gag orders' on drug prices: The president is expected to approve legislation Wednesday that will allow pharmacists to share lower drug prices with patients.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Suppose Democrats win on “Medicare for All”: What happens then, and will it work? | Salon.com

Suppose Democrats win on “Medicare for All”: What happens then, and will it work? | Salon.com

Trump's USA Today op-ed shows how GOP will fight Medicare for all.

Trump's USA Today op-ed shows how GOP will fight Medicare for all.: The main line of attack will sound awfully familiar.

Republicans try to rewrite history and paint themselves as the real defenders of Medicare – ThinkProgress

Republicans try to rewrite history and paint themselves as the real defenders of Medicare – ThinkProgress

Opinion | Goodbye, Political Spin, Hello Blatant Lies - The New York Times

Opinion | Goodbye, Political Spin, Hello Blatant Lies - The New York Times: Black is white, up is down, and Republicans are defenders of Medicare.

Trump Falsely Claims That ‘Medicare for All’ Would Turn the U.S. Into Venezuela - The New York Times

Trump Falsely Claims That ‘Medicare for All’ Would Turn the U.S. Into Venezuela - The New York Times: President Trump has repeatedly claimed that Democrats’ “Medicare for all” proposal would send the United States into an economic tailspin similar to Venezuela’s. This warning is wrong about the root causes of Venezuela's crisis and ignores that Mr. Trump himself previously championed single-payer health care.

This chart explains why Americans are so angry about health care And why they’re becoming more open to the idea of single-payer

This chart explains why Americans are so angry about health care


And why they’re becoming more open to the idea of single-payer.

- Vox: And why they’re becoming more open to the idea of single-payer.

Thursday, October 4, 2018


GOP ads falsely depict Democrats as supporters of Sanders’s health plan - The Washington Post

GOP ads falsely depict Democrats as supporters of Sanders’s health plan - The Washington Post: A torrent of GOP attack ads has targeted Democrats with supporting a government takeover of health care that they do not actually support.

We may hate politics but getting the right people elected is the only way we can achieve universal access to health care.

Here is a PBS recent documentary that helps explain what we have to overcome -- the influence of Dark Money.