User: newstrust Topic: Health Care
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Confused? Trump’s debate remarks indicate he does not understand Biden’s health care plan 23.10.2020 Raw Story
During the final presidential debate, President Donald Trump claimed that 180 million people would lose their private health insurance to socialized medicine if the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, is elected president. “They have 180 million people, families under what he wants to do, which will basically be socialized medicine — you […]
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‘Everybody knows he’s a liar’: Biden smacks down Trump for claiming he wants socialized medicine 30.9.2020 Raw Story
At Tuesday night’s debate, President Donald Trump tried to go after Joe Biden on health care by claiming that he agrees with Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “manifesto” on single-payer health care — even though Biden is on record saying that he prefers a public option and expansion of the Affordable Care Act. “Everything he’s saying here […]
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ICER vs. NICE 8.9.2020 Healthcare Economist
A nice (pun intended) paper by Thokala et al. (2020) compares the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) along 4 dimensions: structure, methods, process, and use in decision-making. While ICER and NICE methods are fairly similar, ICER is a non-governmental body without any explicit…
Health care takes center stage in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional race 16.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Diane Mitsch Bush supported Medicare for All before she was against it. Lauren Boebert, meanwhile, doesn’t have a health care plan, only vague goals and a history of criticizing the Affordable Care Act.
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Sanders Delegates Caused a “Shitshow” in 2016. Here’s Why That Might Not Happen Again. 14.8.2020 Mother Jones
Had Democrats descended upon Milwaukee for their party’s convention as they’d originally planned, there would, without question, have been protests. Demonstrators would have likely demanded Joe Biden adopt Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care proposal, or perhaps pushed the former vice president to end Democrats’ unqualified support for Israel. In between the speeches and pageantry, some delegates […]
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Corporate Lobbyists Vote to Keep Corporate Lobbyists in the DNC 6.8.2020
Corporate Lobbyists Vote to Keep Corporate Lobbyists in the DNC
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DNC Platform Committee Votes Down Medicare for All Amendment 28.7.2020
The vote comes as 100 million people and counting are either uninsured or underinsured in the U.S. amid a ...
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116 California DNC Delegates Demand Pelosi Hold Floor Vote on Medicare for All 29.6.2020
116 California DNC Delegates Demand Pelosi Hold Floor Vote on Medicare for All
Here’s how Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidates differ on the issues as primary ballots drop 8.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
One is a teetotaler, the other a beer-drinking brewery founder. One is a former legislator, the other a former executive. And, perhaps most importantly to voters, one is a liberal and the other a moderate.
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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
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
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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