Single Payer in the News
Single-Payer Is Within Reach: What You Need to Know About the Bill for Improved Medicare for All
by Margaret Flowers
Truthout | Op-Ed, June 14, 2017
Has Your Local Lawmaker Pledged to Support Medicare for All? Have You?
New campaign urges lawmakers to "go on video pledging to stand up for Medicare for All in any public appearances and statements addressing our country's healthcare crisis."
by Jake Johnson, staff writer
Common Dreams, August 22, 2017
A businessman makes the case for a single-payer health care system
by Richard Master of Business Leaders Transforming Health Care on PNHP
Health Over Profit: 15 Aug 2017 | Campaign Updates .
Americans Have Decided Universal Healthcare Is a Basic Right
by Lawrence Moss
Kamala Harris joins with Bernie Sanders to back 'Medicare-for-all' health care bill
by Angela Hart
Sacramento Bee, “Capitol Alert” August 30, 2017
Democrats Follow Bernie Sanders' Lead on Single-Payer
Top Democrats, including likely presidential hopefuls, are lining up to co-sponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All bill, signaling universal healthcare is fast becoming a litmus test for 2020.
The Real News, September 11, 2017
'Groundbreaking': Democratic Co-Sponsors Rush Aboard Bernie's Medicare for All Train
While holdouts like Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) prefer "marketplace" choices, a full quarter of caucus now backing single-payer bill.
by Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Common Dreams September 12, 2017
Sen. Sanders Medicare for All Act – The Time Has Come Today
Today’s bill introduction is the crest of a wave, but it’s also a new beginning.
by RoseAnn DeMoro
Common Dreams, September 13, 2017
Sanders' Bill Electrifies Growing Single-Payer Movement
by Michael Corcoran,
Truthout | Report, September 14, 2017
Holdout Democrats Face a Single-Payer Surge
Health industry-backed Democrats who've yet to join their colleagues in backing Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All bill will face a new wave of grassroots pressure, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
Real News September 14, 2017
How to get a health care system for people, not just for corporate profit
Sanders' proposal will cut the health care costs paid by typical working families from some $6,200 a year to $466.
by Jim Hightower
Nation of Chage| Op-Ed September 15, 2017
Single-payer may not be dead, after all
Support continues to rise for more egalitarian health care plan.
by Adam Gaffney
For The Washington Post, September 17, 2017
Even Business Leaders Are Realizing Health Insurance Companies Serve No Purpose
by Wendell Potter,
Truthout | Op-Ed September 19, 2017
New Poll Shows Nearly Half of Americans and 2/3 of Democrats Back Single Payer
With the Senate deeply divided on two drastically different healthcare plans, voters make clear which path forward has their support
by Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Common Dreams, September 20, 2017
Healers as Fighters: Union Convention Celebrates Power of Organized Nurses In Trump Era
Jane Sanders calls nurses union "beacon of leadership" after showing unflagging support for Medicare for All and bold progressive agenda
by Julia Conley, staff writer
Common Dreams September 21, 2017
The benefits of Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ plan
by Marcia Angell
The Boston Globe, September 21, 2017