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Medicare For All
Medicare For All news and analysis from The Nation
May 17, 2023
How Medicare Advantage Could Kill Medicare
Once corporations privatize every inch of the public provision of health care, we may never get Medicare back.
May 4, 2023
What the Country Refused to Learn From the Pandemic
However briefly, the pandemic showed us that such an American world is not only possible but right at our fingertips.
Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
May 12, 2022
The Blind Spot in Medicare for All
If we adopt a single-payer structure without remaking the bureaucracy, we will perpetuate the perversity at the core of our medical system.
March 24, 2022
Progressives Want to Put Medicare for All Back on the Table
Led by Representatives Cori Bush and Carolyn Maloney, Congress is holding the first hearing since 2019 to examine paths to universal health care.
February 28, 2022
Texas Democrats Are Out to Prove “Medicare for All” Is a Winning Issue
Top contenders in the state’s primary on Tuesday, Jessica Cisneros and Greg Casar argue that after the bitter experience of the past two years, a single-payer health care system is needed more than ever.
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February 25, 2022
The Plan to Save Californians $117 Billion a Year by Switching to Single-Payer
Why is universal health care seen as prohibitively expensive when the status quo costs far more?
November 28, 2021
Health Care Reform’s History of Utter Failure
Cohn shows how repeated failures by Democrats and Republicans to get a decent policy through our 18th-century constitutional structure led to the strategy that produced the Affordable Care Act.
July 5, 2021
Covid-19 Is a Wake-Up Call for American Health Care
The pandemic showed how broken the system has always been. President Biden needs to make fixing it a top priority.
March 18, 2021
The Essential Pandemic Relief Bill Is Medicare for All
Covid-19 further revealed that a for-profit health care system doesn’t work. A coalition of House Democrats has reintroduced the bill that secures health care as a human right.
March 1, 2021
‘Opponents of Medicare for All Are Deathly Afraid’
We talked to Dr. Abdul El-Sayed about M4A and building a movement in the wake of Biden’s victory.