Category Archives: Health Care

Medicare-for-all-who-want-it

Adapted from John Hooker in response to Wendell Potter’s statement: “There’s now a chorus of voices, led by Senators Sanders and Warren, that are saying, ‘enough’.  An entire generation has grown up hearing the stale health insurance industry talking points … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Kentucky

Francesca Rheannon <rheannon05@gmail.com> writes: Declaring #kygov election over with a 5,000-plus margin, Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appoints transition team chair and looks forward, as Bevin questions results. Kentucky Democrats did not win the Governors race by launching esoteric attacks on Bevin … Continue reading

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Medical Debt Collectors Decide Who Gets Arrested

From ProPublica comes a shocking story. While things aren’t quite as bad where I live,  I think the story is telling about what to expect in the future unless we somehow reform our healthcare system. (D. Posnett) Welcome to Coffeyville, … Continue reading

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The Children in the Camps

Submitted by Shoshana Hershkowitz Picture drawn by child in our border camps. I am haunted every day by the images of children in the camps. I am haunted by the pictures they draw, which bear a frightening resemblance to those … Continue reading

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Attacks on Science

From Jenny Mulligan: Attacks on Science The Trump administration and 115th Congress have been actively dismantling science-based health and safety protections, sidelining scientific evidence, and undoing recent progress on scientific integrity. We’ve seen this movie before. And we know how to … Continue reading

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Measles Epidemic

CDC: vaccines for your children. As of April 29, 2019, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) officials say measles cases have broken a 25-year-old record, with at least 704 sickened by the highly contagious disease More than 500 of the people … Continue reading

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Wendell Potter on ‘Medicare For All’

Medicare For All: A Conversation with Wendell Potter by Francesca Rheannon The campaign against Medicare For All is being fueled by health insurance cash to politicians. The health insurance industry is mounting a full court press against Medicare For All. … Continue reading

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