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
Under the current healthcare system, many women have become a medical underclass. So why do so many oppose a healthcare overhaul?