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DNC Platform Committee Votes Down Medicare for All Amendment 28.7.2020 Truthout.com
The vote comes as 100 million people and counting are either uninsured or underinsured in the U.S. amid a ...
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PBS Cues Guest to Slam 'Infantile' Conservative View of Freedom 23.5.2020 NewsBusters
On Thursday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, the show gave an unchallenged forum to liberal MSNBC contributor Anand Giridharadas -- who also hosts a show on Vice TV -- to promote a universal health care system and more regulations on businesses as he also derided the conservative "obsession" with "freedom" as being "paranoid," "infantile" and ...
NYT's 1619 Writer Blames Racism for Lack of Universal Healthcare 22.5.2020 NewsBusters
While speaking Wednesday to Nikole Hannah-Jones of the 1619 Project about racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., PBS and CNN International host Christiane Amanpur surprisingly admitted that the UK's National Health Service has not prevented a similar disparity there after Hannah-Jones claimed that racism has prevented universal health care from being implemented in the ...
Infomercial, Not Comedy: Samantha Bee Pushes to Exploit Pandemic to Enact Socialism 15.5.2020 NewsBusters
On Wednesday's Full Frontal on TBS, liberal comedienne Samantha Bee spent much of her show advocating for maximum exploitation of the pandemic to advance liberal causes on issues like welfare and abortion. Leftists like former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin contributed their voices to talking up liberal economic policies. The show even threw in the latest tired smear of President Trump as a ...
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This State in India Shows Us Why Fighting COVID-19 Requires Working-Class Power 2.5.2020 Truthout.com
This State in India Shows Us Why Fighting COVID-19 Requires Working-Class Power
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As millions are stripped of health coverage amid Covid-19, House Dems unveil bill for emergency expansion of Medicare and Medicaid 2.5.2020 Raw Story
“Our nation’s for-profit, employment-based healthcare system did not make sense before Covid-19 struck, and it is proving dangerous and deadly during the crisis.” Just a day after the U.S. Labor Department announced that more than 30 million people have applied for unemployment benefits since mid-March, over 30 House Democrats came together to introduce legislation that would guarantee […]
Judith Butler: Mourning Is a Political Act Amid the Pandemic and Its Disparities 30.4.2020 Truthout.com
This is the time to question the conditions that have structured the magnitude and disparities of this ...
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Inequality and the coronavirus: How to destroy American society from the top down 26.4.2020 Raw Story
My mom contracted polio when she was 14. She survived and learned to walk again, but my life was deeply affected by that virus. Today, as our larger society attempts to self-distance and self-isolate, my family has texted about the polio quarantine my mom was put under: how my grandma fearfully checked my aunt’s temperature […]
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Cracks in COVID-19 treatment reveal need to bolster primary care 22.4.2020 Raw Story
Every day the COVID-19 crisis reveals just how unprepared the U.S. health care system was. But it’s not only the shortage of masks, tests and ventilators, nor our chaotic and contradictory public health response, evident across every level of government. COVID-19 has also brought into sharp relief how fragmented and disorganized the American health care […]
In the Face of COVID, Let’s Reorganize Society Around the Needs of the Poor 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
It should no longer be possible to ignore the structural crisis of poverty and inequality eating away at ...
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The 2020 election is now a key moment if public universal healthcare is ever to happen in the US 20.4.2020 Raw Story
Richard Titmuss, a British pioneer of social policy, published an influential book called The Gift Relationship in 1970. It reflects on the altruism that underpins voluntary blood-donation systems like those of the UK and most other European nations. Vein glory. He demonstrated that such systems were superior to those based on market principles, such as […]
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COVID-19 Isn’t Halting Corporate Media’s Attacks on Universal Health Care 19.4.2020 Truthout.com
COVID-19 Isn’t Halting Corporate Media’s Attacks on Universal Health Care
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CBS Lobbies Sanders to Drag Biden Left: Free College! National Rent Control! 17.4.2020 NewsBusters
CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil on Thursday lobbied Bernie Sanders to drag Joe Biden to the left, touting ideas such as a “ban on fracking” and “national rent control.” Offering no hint that these ideas could be extreme, Dokoupil asked the socialist if Biden “has promised you ...
CNN Virus Town Hall Becomes Biden Campaign Event, Skip Sex Assault Claims 17.4.2020 NewsBusters
This Thursday’s edition of CNN’s coronavirus town hall turned into a Democratic Party campaign event when co-hosts Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta invited former Vice President Joe Biden onto the show to rip President Trump, and opine about how he would do things differently. And while there were frivolous campaign questions asked, neither of the co-hosts had the integrity to question Biden on the sexual assault claims made against him by former Senate staffer Tara ...
John Oliver Demands We Solve Pandemic With Universal Health Care, Prison Reform 13.4.2020 NewsBusters
HBO’s John Oliver isn’t going to let this crisis go to waste. The far-left host has used his last two programs to insist that the response to the pandemic is “universal health care,” prison reform and an end to the “dirt-stupid reporting” of “right-wing” network OAN. The Last Week Tonight host poses as a comedian, but he really just hates ...
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Chomsky and Pollin: To Heal From COVID-19, We Must Imagine a Different World 10.4.2020 Truthout.com
Chomsky and Pollin: To Heal From COVID-19, We Must Imagine a Different World
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Colbert Extols 'Health Care Is Good for the General Welfare' With Bernie 10.4.2020 NewsBusters
The political stripes of late night hosts are bold faced in garish colors, as they share their left-wing opinions nightly. Some remarks are more striking than others in terms of their glaring partisanship. Late Show host Stephen Colbert exemplified one of those moments Wednesday night during a remote interview with now former 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate, Senator Bernie ...
'View' Urges Biden, 'Listen to Bernie,' Use Pandemic to Push Universal Health Care 9.4.2020 NewsBusters
No sooner had Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he was dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, did the media rush to demand his socialist policy vision live on in the Democrat party. On Thursday’s The View, the hosts also passionately urged Democrat frontrunner Joe Biden to embrace Sanders’ proposals for universal health care, saying he “has to listen” to Bernie because he’s “been proven right” in this coronavirus ...
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Bernie drops out, as Democrats pick pragmatism over consistency 9.4.2020 The Moderate Voice

Closing the door on another presidential run. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo Adam Hodges, University of Colorado Boulder In many ways, Bernie Sanders is the anti-Trump. And, in important ways, he ran his campaign as the anti-Biden. Sanders bowed out of the Democratic nomination race on April 8, repeating his runner-up status from four years earlier. His […]

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MSNBC Wrongly Hints UK's NHS Handling COVID-19 Better Than U.S. 5.4.2020 NewsBusters
On Saturday's AM Joy on MSNBC, host Joy Reid and fellow MSNBC host Ali Velshi pushed for a British-style national health care system during the coronavirus pandemic even though there are reports that the country's National Health Service (NHS) has fared poorly during the current crisis. In fact, if one crunches the numbers, the overall per capita death rate from COVID-19 has been substantially higher so far in the United Kingdom than in the ...
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