User: newstrust Topic: Health Care
Category: Single Payer
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Letters to the Editor: Lockdowns aren't working if we're laying off healthcare workers 5.5.2020 LA Times: Health

COVID-19 lockdowns are inflicting too much economic pain and misery. We need to do more cost-benefit analyses.

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MSNBC's Velshi Cues Up Sanders to Push Socialized Medicine 25.4.2020 NewsBusters
On Saturday's Velshi show, MSNBC host Ali Velshi again used the pandemic as a rationale for advocating socialized medicine as he defended Canadian-style single-payer health care, and cued up Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to advocate such a system in the ...
Why Boris Johnson won’t have to pay any hospital bills 20.4.2020 Raw Story
While British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recovers from a life-threatening bout of COVID-19 that hospitalized him for a week, including three nights in an intensive care unit, he won’t have to worry about medical bills. He will be able to resume leading his country through the greatest crisis it has faced since World War II […]
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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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Letters to the Editor: Bernie Sanders is out, but his ideas will loom large in the election 10.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Without Bernie Sanders, we wouldn't be discussing Medicare for all and other heretofore "radical ideas" right now.

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Newsom’s ambitious health care agenda crumbles in a ‘radically changed’ world 9.4.2020 Raw Story
This was supposed to be a big health care year for California.Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in January unveiled ambitious proposalsto help him achieve his goal of getting every Californian health care coverage. Though it was far less than the single-payer promise Newsom had made on the gubernatorial campaign trail, his plans, if adopted, would have […]
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The Democratic Primary Is Over. The Battle for the Party’s Future Is Just Getting Started. 9.4.2020 Mother Jones
When Hillary Clinton dropped out of the presidential race in 2008, she did so in an immaculately choreographed speech before of a mass of supporters at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, where she boasted of putting “18 million cracks” in the political glass ceiling. When Bernie Sanders dropped out in 2016, he did […]
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Column: The next coronavirus rescue bill must fix all the problems of the last one 9.4.2020 LA Times: Business

The next coronavirus stimulus must provide more money and more fixes

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MSNBC Host Ali Velshi Exploits Pandemic To Pitch Single-Payer Socialism 4.4.2020 NewsBusters
MSNBC host Ali Velshi once again used the current pandemic to urge the U.S. to adopt single payer health care on Saturday. Unfortunately, for Velshi and his guests, their critiques of the current system and their praises of single payer turned out to be less than accurate. His co-worker in socialism education was Mehdi Hasan of the far-left Intercept ...
Sanders Calls for “Boldest Legislation in History” to Halt COVID-19 Catastrophe 4.4.2020 Truthout.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders released his demands for six key priorities that he said must be included in the next relief bill.
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Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling Covid-19 catastrophe 4.4.2020 Raw Story
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday released his demands for six key priorities that he said must be included in the next round of federal economic relief for suffering Americans as the coronavirus pandemic cripples the country’s healthcare system and eviscerates the economy. “We are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic that could lead to […]
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Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism 1.4.2020 Truthout.com
Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism
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Katy Tur Dreams of ‘Single-Payer System,’ ‘Greener Economy’ After Pandemic 1.4.2020 NewsBusters
On Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Katy Tur hoped the United States would be reshaped into a socialist country following the coronavirus pandemic as she recited a wish list of left-wing agenda items for Democrats to pursue amid the ...
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Not Liberal Enough! MSNBC Pushes Biden Left on Health Care 31.3.2020 NewsBusters
Arguing that the current health care system is failing at a time of great importance, MSNBC Live guest host Yasmin Vossoughian tried to use the worsening coronavirus pandemic to push likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden further to the left on the issue and get him to support a single payer ...
The US’s Wave of Hospital Closures Left Us Ill-Equipped for COVID-19 31.3.2020 Truthout.com
Since 1975, as the population grew by 115 million, the number of hospital beds shrank from 1.5 million to ...
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Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
Headed into a historically expensive election, there remains no independent oversight of the DNC chair’s ...
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Vets Say We Need a Strong VA to Combat Coronavirus and Win Medicare for All 25.3.2020 Truthout.com
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) serves as a backup health care system in a national health ...
NYC Public Hospital Worker Warns “We Should Expect the Worst” From Coronavirus 20.3.2020 Truthout.com
Amid a shortage of N95 masks and lack of rapid testing, caregivers are being ordered to work unless they show ...
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Italian COVID-19 catastrophe is a startling example of disaster capitalism in action 18.3.2020 Raw Story
Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein worries that the Coronavirus pandemic will provide another opportunity for neoliberal elites to impose more of their right wing agenda on a citizenry scared and confused by this mysterious and dangerous disease. Klein of course is expanding on her award winning Shock Doctrine Naomi The Shock Doctrine. Klein showed how […]
Are single payer systems better prepared to deal with COVID-19? 18.3.2020 Healthcare Economist
In theory, single payer systems are the best approach to deal with existential threats or pandemics. The strengths of single-payer, top-down approaches are that having most funds–and potentially most workers–within a single entity can lower coordination cost and lead to a more effective response. The key drawback of single payer, top-down systems is they typically…
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