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Single Payer in the News


Following Death of Trumpcare, 'Now It's Time for Medicare for All'
"We've got a long way to go. And our goal must be to join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee healthcare to every man, woman, and child in this country."
by Jake Johnson, staff writer
Common Dreams Friday, July 28, 2017

House Progressives Call on Members of Congress to Sign Single-Payer Pledge
Reps. John Conyers and Ro Khanna held a press conference introducing the pledge Friday
by Julia Conley, staff writer
Common Dreams Friday, July 28, 2017

The Conservative Case for Universal Healthcare
Why in five years, the American right will embrace socialized medicine.
by Chase Madar
The American ConservativeJuly 25, 201

It's Time for the Adults in This Nation To Talk Seriously About Medicare for All
Today, we breathe a quick sigh a relief. But we cannot celebrate a return to the failed status quo.
by Dr. Carol Paris
Common Dreams July 28, 2017

Voters need to push Congress toward universal health care
Now’s the time to push hard for universal health care.
by Jerry Large / Columnist
The Seattle Times, July 20, 2017

Medicaid survived the health care battle – now let’s give it to everyone
We should ditch employer-provided insurance. Administrative costs for Medicaid are nearly half of the cost of private sector plans. Yes, half.
by Mark Trahant
Nation of Change, August 1, 2017

Tomgram: Ann Jones, Can the Age of Trump Spur Medicare for All?
by Ann Jones
August 1, 2017

We should support Medicare for all
by Judy Dasovich
Springfield News Review, Aug. 2, 2017

Medicare for All Should Be a Litmus Test
Don’t believe the critics. Medicare for All is the most realistic way to win universal, equitable health care.
by Adam Gaffney
Jacobin, August 10, 2017

GOP Senator Drowned Out By Cheers for 'Single Payer' at Town Hall
An "overwhelming majority in the high school auditorium raised their hands" when asked if they support single payer
by Jake Johnson, staff writer
Common Dreams, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Doctors Warm To Single-Payer Health Care
by Rachel Bluth
Kaiser Health News, August 16, 2017

Until Elected Officials Champion Medicare for All, They Can Expect Nurses at Their Offices — and in Their Seats
As Republicans attempt to advance horrific healthcare legislation, including Graham/Cassidy, nurses know that — although we must fight to ensure this legislation does not pass — it is not good enough just to play defense.
by Bonnie Castillo
Medium September 23, 2017

Bernie Sanders has a healthcare plan for the US
And it may just work.
by Larry Beinhart Larry Beinhart is a novelist, best known for Wag the Dog.
Al Jazeera, September 23, 2017

Newsletter: Is Health Care A Commodity Or Right?
by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese
Popular Resistance, September 23, 2017