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Two great recent essays on why universal health care is a critical feminist issue. First, Natalie Shure: One of the pervasive ways women are disadvantaged under the ACA is its reliance on employer-based coverage. In the United States, World War II–era wage freezes helped entrench a system of employer-provided health insurance, a perk meant to […]

Medicare for All

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On September 1, 2017

It’s looking pretty likely that Medicare for All is going to be on the 2020 Democratic platform. Kamala Harris is now co-sponsoring Bernie Sanders’ bill for such a action. This is obviousl

The Horror

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On July 30, 2017
I see it’s the anniversary of the end of American freedom. And look at the horrors that followed. My disabled mother has health care. So much freedom lost when she got her motorized wheelchair. https://t.co/hltZCh48es — Erik Loomis (@ErikLoomis) July 30, 2017 52 years ago today LBJ signed legislation creating Medicare & Medicaid, alongside Harry […]
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Mark Meadows, (Lunatic-NC) and critical player in TrumpCare passing the House: Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), — who played a pivotal role in including state waiver options in AHCA — hadn’t read the full report yet, but initially said he saw it as “good news.” When reporters pointed out the portion of the CBO […]

Drain That Swamp!

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On April 26, 2017

Congressional Republicans are really going to sell the public on keeping themselves on the ACA while they continue attempting dooming millions of Americans to early and painful deaths. House Republica

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