The pandemic has exposed the inadequacies of America’s healthcare system. For proof, look no further than its failure to protect its citizens from COVID-19.
To prevent hoarding and protect public health, we need to move towards universal care and lower-cost drugs.
In deeply unequal societies, figuring out who to believe will always be a challenge.
Medical care is disproportionately available to the rich. To fix this, we need a massive humanitarian response to the coronavirus by the federal government.
If we can learn one thing from the pandemic, it’s that the United States must provide high-quality health care for all — including undocumented immigrants.
Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.
The Spanish flu helped herald the collapse of the first wave of modern globalization. A century later, could the coronavirus do the same?
U.S. life expectancy is up, but we still lag behind other developed countries. As the world’s most unequal developed nation, we shouldn’t be surprised.
Moderators at the Democratic debate asked if Medicare for All would bankrupt the country, but failed to ask about the cost of the last two decades of war.
We need to fix the health care system that has Joe Six-Pack paying the same basic tax as Jeff Bezos.
We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how.
Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.
Again and again, studies show that the richer wealthy Americans become, the shorter the rest of us live.
As the GM strike shows, employers use their workers’ health as a bargaining chip. Medicare for All would end that.
A new report offers recommendations for state policymakers looking to strengthen the backbone of the care economy — the direct care workers themselves.