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New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 1.12.2018 Truthout.com
The most significant sources of savings would come in the areas of drug costs and administration.

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The MinnesotaCare buy-in, explained 30.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minnesota lawmakers will explore a public health care option next year, but it's not single-payer, and it could face tough odds in a divided legislature.
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Transplant clinic suggests woman crowdfund to obtain life-saving treatment in latest US health care horror story 26.11.2018 Raw Story

As progressive lawmakers and healthcare experts have frequently pointed out in recent months, few growing trends have laid bare the fundamental immorality and brokenness of America’s healthcare system quite like the rise of GoFundMe and other crowdfunding platforms as methods of raising money ...

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Heart Transplant Patient's Letter From Spectrum Health Goes Viral 25.11.2018 Crooks Liars
Hedda Martin, 60, survived breast cancer but the medication damaged her heart. Now she has to survive Spectrum Health. The west Michigan-based managed health care organization suggested she should fundraise because they were concerned she didn't have the money for post-surgery medication. Without that there would be no heart transplant. And without that... Hedda did so, setting up a GoFundMe page with her son, but complaining on her Facebook page and elsewhere of the badly broken health care system in the United States. With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others retweeting her message, Martin was able to get to required funding in a matter of ...
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DeVos transplant clinic urges heart patient to start $10,000 online ‘fundraising effort’ to pay for treatment 25.11.2018 Raw Story

"'You can't have a heart unless you do GoFundMe for 10K' is not a just system."...

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Insurance Industry Readies Propaganda Blitz as Medicare for All Gains Traction 21.11.2018 Truthout.com
Private insurers and Big Pharma are not giving up their immensely profitable hold on the on the health care system.

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Outrage as Pelosi Pushes Tax Rule That Would “Kneecap the Progressive Agenda” 17.11.2018 Truthout.com
Progressives say the rule would make single-payer and other progressive priorities impossible to enact.

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The Election Was Step One. Now It’s Time to Take On the Capitalist Class. 9.11.2018 Truthout.com
Only a mass multiracial working class movement can stop Trump.

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Meet the Health Care Industry’s Favorite Democrats 31.10.2018 Truthout.com
If Democrats are going to control the House, the health care industry wants to control these Democrats.

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Why a National Health System Is Needed to Slow the Opioid Crisis 25.10.2018 Truthout.com
A system that views health care as a commodity and patients as consumers will never overcome the crisis.

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Coming up: Is single payer the solution or the long shot? 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Single-payer health care has been floated by some progressive Democrats as a solution to a broken health care system. Republicans warn the system brings increased costs with few benefits.
Can a Blue Wave in a Blue State Make Ben Jealous Maryland’s First African American Governor? 12.10.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  Thirty-six governor’s mansions are up for grabs this November, and Ben Jealous, the 45-year-old former president of the NAACP turned venture capitalist, is on a mission to reclaim Maryland’s for the Democrats. In theory, this shouldn’t be such a heavy lift. Registered Democrats outnumber Republicans 2 to 1 in the state, and Hillary Clinton swept it in 2016 by 26 points. The election carries some symbolic weight as well: If Jealous won, he would become the first African American governor of this former slave state where Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman once toiled. Like his fellow black gubernatorial nominees, Stacey Abrams in Georgia and Andrew Gillum in Florida, Jealous could make some history this November. But the media and most political observers remain skeptical of Jealous’s prospects. His opponent, Republican Larry Hogan, who previously worked as a real-estate developer, has governed as a ...
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Fact check: Trump's false claims on 'Medicare for All' 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Trump packed a lot of disinformation into his op-ed column for USA Today attacking a Democratic health care proposal. Here are five points to know.
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Minnesota voter guide: 8th District congressional candidates on the issues 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minnesota's 8th District is one of the most hotly contested congressional races in the country. Here's where the candidates stand on the issues.
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Health care a critical issue in contested Minnesota House races 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Voters in several competitive House districts are being bombarded with competing messages about how best to keep health care affordable. It's a high stakes issue that could help decide which party controls the House next year.
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Johnson, Walz face off on rural Minnesota issues 10.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The two major-party candidates for governor tangled Tuesday night in Willmar over who would best address the needs of rural Minnesota.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the candidates for governor stand on major issues 10.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Republican Jeff Johnson, DFLer Tim Walz and two third-party candidates are running for governor. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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With Primaries Over, Advocates Fight to Keep Single-Payer in Spotlight 5.10.2018 Truthout.com
Keeping the fight for health care as a human right front and center in the general election is an uphill battle.

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A Minnesota debate on single-payer health care 3.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Two state senators agree that health care is a moral imperative but disagree on the best way to provide it and pay for it.
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Corporate Democrats Prepare Midterm Battle Against Socialist Candidates 27.8.2018 Truthout.com
The New Democrat Coalition is working to preserve neoliberalism and prevent a pivot toward social democracy.

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