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The Nation's Chris Hayes looks back on the impact of right-wing 'death panel' attacks of August and sounds an optimistic note about the future.

The president's healthcare speech was not a full-fledged antidote to decades of Reaganism. But it was an eloquent call for a new progressive role for government. We must build on it.

It takes considerable skill to convince people that something that is clearly good for them--like universal healthcare--is not.

Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, talks about Obama, healthcare reform and the coming anniversary of the economic collapse.

Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, explains how the public healthcare option would work.

The window is open for President Obama and a Democratic Congress to finally reform our healthcare system. Success means a bill with a strong public option, not a watered-down "bipartisan" measure.

What's at stake could very well be nothing less than America's own Weimar moment.

In this moving April 2008 speech, Sen. Ted Kennedy explains why providing healthcare coverage for all Americans is the 'cause of his life.'

The Nation's Chris Hayes says Republicans want to kill healthcare reform, not put forth any credible alternatives, so their arguments are a 'logical mess.'

With the public dialogue deteriorating, we should affirm that we can get better healthcare by sticking together to support single payer

Blogs

Except Obama calls it “The Decree.” 

December 9, 2014

Congress will not have the power to overturn the Affordable Care Act, so Republicans are hoping the Supreme Court’s right-wingers will do the dirty work for them.

December 8, 2014

For Obama, Gruber has become an Other from another mother.

 

November 19, 2014

The Roberts Court's announcement that it will hear another legal challenge that threatens to disable and perhaps destroy the new healthcare system has the distinct odor of political collusion.

November 19, 2014

The US Supreme Court is preparing to hear another case that could render key parts of the ACA illegal.

November 12, 2014

The first Ebola patient to die in America was a victim of a biased healthcare system.

October 21, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014

Long-acting reversible contraceptives could revolutionize reproductive healthcare—if only politicians would get out of the way.

September 15, 2014

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Don Berwick is making an issue of single-payer healthcare reform.

September 5, 2014

Conservative judges ruled to effectively gut the health law in twenty-seven states.

July 22, 2014