single-payer healthcare

Barrasso Fearmongers Over Single Payer Health Care Systems
Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso wants Americans to be very afraid of the possibility of a single payer health care system coming to our country any time soon. They wouldn't dare try to get rid of Medicare for seniors, but they're more than happy to try to terrify the rest of us about access to the same system. Read more...
From this Friday evening's forum “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty” hosted by Tavis Smiley, which included guests Cornel West, Jonathan Kozol, Mariana Chilton, Newt Gingrich, Jeffrey Sachs, Rep. Marcia Fudge, John Graham and Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell started his show off this Wednesday evening by stating the obvious. If we'd gotten single-payer, Medicare for all as a solution to the broken health care system in America instead of the compromise which left employers in the Read more...
While our corporate media continues to repeat the beltway conventional wisdom talking points that the country is supposedly going broke and therefore the working class and poor must be asked to sacrifice or we're doomed, one state is actually Read more...
Boy, don't you wish you lived in Vermont? If only my state (and maybe yours) didn't have another dirtbag Republican corporatist extremist at the helm. Maybe we could actually look at the numbers and admit it's the only system that makes Read more...

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From the Ed Schultz Show. Howard Dean says that single-payer is not off the table with the Obama administration. New one on me but if it's true it is Read more...
Ed Schultz talks to Bernie Sanders about the impact of Arlen Specter switching to the Democratic Party and the impact it will or won't have on getti Read more...
Scenes from Obama's traveling insurance preservation healthcare forum: Yesterday, presaging what is likely to be a sharp debate within the Democratic Read more...