User: newstrust Topic: Health Care
Category: Universal Health Care
Last updated: Nov 30 2019 23:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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It’s Our Choice: Medicare for All, or Endless War? 30.11.2019 Truthout.com
We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars.
We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars.
Overturning the ACA Would Be a Massive Tax Cut for the Wealthy 5.11.2019 Truthout.com
A federal appeals court will soon rule on a challenge to the ACA filed by 18 GOP-led states and the Trump ...
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Warren health care plan pledges no middle class tax increase 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising middle class taxes — finally offering ideas about how to implement the massive "Medicare for All" program without taking a larger bite out of most Americans' salaries.
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Column: An anti-deficit group tells a scary story on 'Medicare for all,' but is it the whole story? 30.10.2019 LA Times: Business

An anti-spending group issues some scary numbers about Medicare for all, but leaves out some key considerations.

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Here’s How the US Could Afford “Medicare for All” 26.10.2019 Truthout.com
Simply strike the words "who are age 65 or over" from the 1965 amendments to the Social Security ...
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No, Medicare-for-All Wouldn’t Be a Tax Cut 26.10.2019 Outside the Beltway
We shouldn't need bad arguments to sell good policies.
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The New Deal Saved Capitalism. The Green New Deal Could Do Better. 17.10.2019 Truthout.com
The Green New Deal may come to embody a future more humane than what its ancestor imagined ...
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Scarborough Rant: 'Donald Trump Wants to Destroy Your Right to Having Health Care!' 13.9.2019 NewsBusters
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough is angry at the Democrat presidential contenders for having, in last night's debate, focused on the details dividing them regarding health care. He suggests that they should instead paint the bigger picture: "the Democratic Party supports universal healthcare as a right for all Americans! Donald Trump wants to destroy your right to having health care as an American! A guarantee of that health care." Later, Scarborough mistakenly suggests that Alex Trebek is the host of "Wheel of Fortune." Willie Geist politely points out ...
The rich live much longer than the rest of us — and there’s only one bold proposal that can fix that 10.9.2019 Raw Story
Perhaps the foremost horror of living in the neoliberal political epoch is capitulating to the myriad ways that it has devolved discourse. Now, all realms of life —  social, cultural, and environmental — have been infused with the soulless rhetoric of economic efficiency. We are accustomed to hearing our peers discuss their personal brand, as […]
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How Jimmy Carter was actually one of the most consequential presidents in modern history 3.9.2019 Raw Story
There are at least two compelling reasons why this is a good time to reassess the presidency of Jimmy Carter. First, he is rapidly approaching his 95th birthday. On October 1, one month from today, he will solidify his record as America’s longest living former president. Second, during a brief but revealing dust-up between Donald Trump and Jimmy […]
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The New York Times '1619 Project' Uses Slavery to Advance Left-Wing Propaganda | Opinion 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It was by virtue of our bondage that we became the most American of all," the Times author writes. But aren't all of us "the most American of all"?
On CBS, Blaming Slavery for No Universal Health Care 23.8.2019 NewsBusters
CBS This Morning on Thursday promoted the New York Times attempt to blame everything wrong in American on slavery. Talking to Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, co-host Gayle King praised the effort: “The thing that’s so amazing about this that makes me so proud, you can look at just about anything happening in the world today and tie it to ...
‘This is a huge deal’: Majority of House Democrats have signed on to Medicare for All 2.8.2019 Raw Story
“Amazing what a little bold leadership can do.” Progressives celebrated a “huge landmark” in the fight for a humane healthcare system in the United States after news broke Thursday that a majority of the House Democratic caucus has signed on to the comprehensive and bold Medicare for All Act of 2019. “Medicare for All is now the official Democratic […]
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You Don’t Have to Yell: Scarborough Goes Bonkers Doubling Down on ‘Moscow Mitch’ Jabs 1.8.2019 NewsBusters
Channeling Bernie Sanders on Wednesday’s Hardball, MSNBC’s Morning Joe co-host and Trump friend-turned-foe Joe Scarborough loudly pontificated about the “un-American” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) aka “Moscow Mitch” for not, in his mind, sufficiently pushing back against Russian meddling and trying to destroy the health care of ...
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Bernie Sanders hasn't changed. Is that his strength or a weakness? 28.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

Sanders remains a leading contender for the 2020 nomination, but he's no longer the political phenom he was four years ago, forcing him to fight to break from a crowded Democratic field.

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These 5 key subjects were almost entirely ignored in the first Democratic debate 26.7.2019 Raw Story
During the first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debates on June 27-28, the candidates — 20 altogether — covered a lot of ground, from the need for universal health care to immigration policy to environmental concerns and the Green New Deal. The debates showed quite a contrast on some key issues, especially health care: while all […]
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Joe Biden Is 'Dangerously Close to Using Republican Talking Points', Says Ex-Clinton Adviser 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"That sounds suspiciously like Donald Trump," Jess McIntosh warned on CNN.
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Here’s what unions think about Medicare for All 12.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
History tells us that the support of organized labor is critical to any major health care reform in the United States. Unions represent 1 in 10 U.S. workers, making it one of the largest institutions nationwide. So what does that mean for “Medicare for All,” a policy that moves everyone into one public plan with […]
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Ed Henry Will Donate Part Of His Liver To His Sister; GoFundMe Is Handling Her Bills 9.7.2019 Crooks Liars
On Sunday, Fox White House reporter Ed Henry announced he would be taking some time off while he undergoes surgery to donate a part of his liver to his sister, who needs a liver transplant due to genetic degenerative liver disease. Henry is a good match for his sister because he doesn't carry the same gene for the disease but is a stronger match than a stranger. I applaud his decision to make the sacrifice for his sister. After he made the announcement, he tweeted this: Fundraiser by Justin Wilson : Support Colleen Henry's Liver Transplant Recovery https://t.co/8ey0G5op4D — Ed Henry (@edhenry) July 7, 2019 Yes, that's right. It's a GoFundMe set up by one of his sister's friends for the costs of recovery while she's unable to ...
Who are the Democratic candidates for president? 9.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Twenty-three Democratic candidates are vying to be the party’s nominee for president — that is, if we’re counting just the more prominent ones — now that California Rep. Eric Swalwell has dropped out of the race. Here are the 17 men and six women aiming to face off against President Trump in 2020:

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