Health Care

Progressives and the Fight for Healthcare Progressives and the Fight for Healthcare

Marcy Wheeler talks strategy, saying that Democrats need to "push the positive" to encourage people to not accept anything but the public option.

Oct 1, 2009 / Video / The Nation Video

Obama Is Fired Up About Healthcare Obama Is Fired Up About Healthcare

The Nation's Ari Melber on Obama's speech to the AFL-CIO which seemed to inspire the president's populist side and showed an eagerness to engage with the public.

Sep 17, 2009 / Video / MSNBC

President Obama: ‘The Time for Action Is Now’ President Obama: ‘The Time for Action Is Now’

President Obama invokes history and offers a robust vision of progressive governance (if not the public option) in his major address to Congress on healthcare.

Sep 10, 2009 / Video / C-SPAN

Obama’s Health Speech and the Big Sleazy Obama’s Health Speech and the Big Sleazy

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.

Sep 10, 2009 / Video / The Rachel Maddow Show

Who Will Obama’s Health Speech Target? Who Will Obama’s Health Speech Target?

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

Sep 9, 2009 / Video / MSNBC

Robert Reich Explains the Public Option Robert Reich Explains the Public Option

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

Sep 8, 2009 / Video / YouTube

Kennedy’s Passion for Healthcare Reform Kennedy’s Passion for Healthcare Reform

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

Aug 26, 2009 / Video / YouTube

GOP’s Healthcare Message Malfunction GOP’s Healthcare Message Malfunction

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.'

Aug 26, 2009 / Video / Countdown

The Healthcare Debate Is Like Crossing Mountains The Healthcare Debate Is Like Crossing Mountains

The Nation's Chris Hayes talks about the difficulty of achieving progressives' goals in today's highly charged political climate.

Aug 20, 2009 / Video / Sum of Change

What Is the Public Option? What Is the Public Option?

The Nation's Chris Hayes explains the proposed healthcare reforms as part of a panel discussion at the Netroots Nation conference.

Aug 17, 2009 / Video / Sum of Change

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