Our goal shouldn’t be to lower hospitals’ prices, but to eliminate them entirely. Medicare for All is the way to achieve that.
Adam Gaffney is a physician whose work has appeared in Salon, Dissent, and In These Times. He blogs at theprogressivephysician.org.
Old St Nick is egalitarian and internationalist; he disregards free-market mores and nation-state borders. Socialists should embrace Santa Claus.
A plan to take on Big Pharma — and create and distribute lifesaving drugs.
Trump’s moves to “sabotage” Obamacare are hardly a death blow for the health law.
Don’t believe the critics. Medicare for All is the most realistic way to win universal, equitable health care.
Republicans wanted to repeal Obamacare and gut Medicaid. Instead they galvanized the push for Medicare for All.
We have the capacity to wage a transformative health care fight in the days ahead. Medicare for All or bust.
Our friends at the Washington Post are waging a brave campaign against Medicare for All.
With the demise of Trumpcare, there’s no better time to fight for single-payer.
We can resist Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare without providing cover for the law’s deep ideological flaws.
There is no uniquely Trumpian health care agenda. The danger is the enactment of the GOP’s reactionary proposals.
The EpiPen mess shows that we need drugs that function as real social goods, not rent-producing commodities.
President Obama’s new paper defending the Affordable Care Act only shows why we need single-payer health care.
Britain’s junior doctors’ strike isn’t just about pay — it’s about preserving a health system based on need, not profit.
Single-payer is still the best way to achieve universal health care.
A recent study showing rising mortality rates among middle-aged whites drives home the lethality of class inequality.
The Knick sharply captures American health care’s historic inequities.
A lifesaving drug’s overnight price hike shows why we must fight for a radically different health care system.
However the Supreme Court rules, Obamacare isn’t enough. We need a more fundamentally egalitarian health care system.