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Single-payer health care news and analysis from The Nation
May 9, 2019
Health Care in the US Should Be Affordable and Accessible
America’s broken health-care system extorts its patients just so they can access a basic human right.
May 2, 2019
What Happened to New York’s Plans for Single-Payer Health Care?
The Albany machine is working to torpedo the New York Health Act—again.
April 26, 2019
Want to Expand Medicare? Then Answer the $5 Trillion Questions.
If you think the fight with insurance companies is tough, just wait until single-payer advocates have to go head-to-head with doctors.
April 18, 2019
In the Bronx, AOC Advocates for a ‘VA for All’
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez breaks with Democratic Party orthodoxy and decries the privatization of the Veterans Administration.
March 20, 2019
The Human-Rights Agenda Underlying the 2019 Medicare for All Bill
The main questions is not how much universal health care will cost but how we provide for basic human rights.
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March 1, 2019
Richard Gottfried’s Health-Care Crusade Is Paying Off
The NY State Assembly member has spent 27 years advocating for statewide health care. Now, his colleagues in Albany are finally catching up.
December 18, 2018
Why the Decision Declaring Obamacare Unconstitutional Will Be Reversed
The only immediate effect of Judge Reed O’Connor’s fundamentally flawed ruling will be to underscore Republicans’ political weakness.
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 11, 2018
I’m Dying. Here Is What I Refuse to Accept With Serenity.
Voting is not nearly enough. We need to become organizers.
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.