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Single Payer News: August 10 – August 16, 2019

Friday, August 16

We need to do a better job addressing the factors that cause poor health
Morning Consult – Opinion

What FDR understood about socialism that today’s Democrats don’t
Politico – Column

Cardi B finally sits down with ‘Daddy Bernie’ to talk health care, immigration and her favorite president
The Week – Interview

Democratic divide in Iowa: Will ‘Medicare for all’ and free college appeal to rural voters or send them back to Trump in 2020?
Chicago Tribune – Column

 

Thursday, August 15

Democrats don’t have unions in the bag when it comes to Medicare for all
The Washington Post – Analysis

Defining the debate on health care coverage options
Kaiser Health News – News

American Medical Association leaves coalition fighting ‘Medicare for all’
The Hill – News

Head of flight attendants group claims ‘broad support’ for ‘Medicare for all’ among union members
The Hill – News

What happened to the right to choose your health care?
Finger Lakes Times – Opinion

 

Wednesday, August 14

Large employers question ‘Medicare for all’ plans, survey shows
Roll Call – News

Obamacare’s unpopularity suggests Medicare for all may be a hard sell
FiveThirtyEight – Analysis

Is it do-or-die time for alternatives to Joe Biden?
The Washington Post – Opinion

The ethical mess of our health care system
The New York Times – Opinion

Why we need single payer – and ‘health justice’
The Washington Post – Opinion

Medicare for all: fears and facts
The Hill – Opinion

Two med students make case for single payer health care
San Francisco Chronicle – Opinion

Why doesn’t the United States have universal health care? The answer has everything to do with race
The New York Times Magazine – Column

 

Tuesday, August 13

Private sector vs Medicare? It’s basically the same thing
The Hill – Opinion

Here’s how Medicare for all would affect every part of the $3.5 trillion US healthcare system
Business Insider – News

Employee health benefits’ costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says
CNBC – News

Stalled Sanders campaign orchestrated reboot after first debate
Politico – News

Rep. Ro Khanna on Medicare for all, how Bernie can win – and the coming impeachment
Salon – Interview

Letter: Single payer plan would boost rural hospitals
The Columbus Dispatch – Opinion

 

Monday, August 12

Insurance is going to be huge next session
City & State – News

Rep. Tonko hosts healthcare discussion in Albany
WRGB – News

Tonko hosts sit-down to discuss affordable health care
Spectrum News – News

New poll finds Oregonians would vote for higher taxes for universal care
Portland Business Journal – News

Here’s how we can have Medicare for all with a private option
The Hill – Opinion

Bernie Sanders focuses on Medicare for all, making it the defining issue of his campaign
The Washington Post – Commentary

Bernie Sanders campaign claims ownership of health care debate
Michigan Live – News

Matt Bruenig’s case for single payer health care
Vox – Podcast

 

Sunday, August 11

What the 2019 session means for your insurance rates
City & State – News

Some labor unions split with Biden on Medicare for all
Politico – News

Democratic hopefuls take aim at insurer and pharma profits
Associated Press – News

Health care fight among 2020 Democrats shifts to taxes
The Hill – News

 

Saturday, August 10

In Iowa, single payer Medicare for all loses ground
Forbes – News

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