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Medicare news and analysis from The Nation
February 5, 2019
Take Action Now: Fight for Universal Health Care
Watch a video, sign a petition, then start a campaign for universal health care in your own community.
November 15, 2018
Progressive Economics Are Ascendant—Among Democrats, and at the Ballot Box
It’s good politics and good policy, and should be a winning formula in 2020.
October 24, 2018
If Democrats Want to Mobilize Young Voters, They Need to Wholly Embrace Medicare for All
Sixty-nine percent of young Americans support single payer.
October 23, 2018
Voters Must Catch On to Republicans’ Con on Health Care
The GOP’s duck-and-cover effort impedes a debate we need to have on providing universal coverage and increasing Social Security.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
October 10, 2018
Medicare for All Is Officially Winning
Trump and Republican Senate candidates are now lying about single payer. Why? Because they’re losing the health-care debate.
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August 10, 2018
Single Payer Is Actually a Huge Bargain
It would save both dollars and lives compared to our current system.
David U. Himmelstein
August 6, 2018
How Medicare Was Won
The history of the fight for single-payer health care for the elderly and poor should inform today's movement to win for Medicare for All.
July 31, 2018
Thanks to the Koch Brothers, We Have More Proof that Single Payer Saves Money and Cares for All of Us
A study that was intended to make the case against Medicare for All reveals that the reform could save Americans trillions of dollars.
June 22, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fights the Power
The insurgent candidate from the Bronx is challenging Democrat Joseph Crowley with a scrappy grassroots campaign and a platform based on economic justice.
February 7, 2018
Meet Kevin de León—the Next Senator From California?
He’s challenging incumbent Dianne Feinstein on foreign policy, immigration, and the national-surveillance state.