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Here’s What Unions Think about Medicare for All

Amanda Michelle Gomez ThinkProgress
How might collective bargaining change if health care wasn't tethered to work? Democratic presidential candidates aren’t in agreement over how to solve the current health care crisis, where 1 in 2 sick Americans cannot afford health care.

The Insulin Racket

Natalie Shure The American Prospect
Insulin is a 100-year-old drug whose wholesale price has tripled in ten years. The reasons why explain everything wrong with America’s broken prescription drug market.

Fever Pitch

Craig Sandler Public Citizen
A Surge in Opposition Lobbying and Advocacy Validates the Credibility of the Medicare for All Movement

Tidbits - May 30, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment; Abortions; Medicare for All; NY Farm Workers; Pardoning War Criminals; Bolivia; Germany and BDS; Toronto General Strike; East Side Freedom Library; Faith Leaders Call To Action; more....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment; Abortions; Medicare for All; NY Farm Workers Win Right to Organize; Pardoning War Criminals; Bolivia; Germany and BDS; Toronto General Strike; East Side Freedom Library; Reality Winner; Faith Leaders Call To Action; more

Max Fine Spent His Life Trying to Create a Better Health-Care System

Carl Ginsburg The Nation
If commitment to the public good is the measure of a person, then Max Fine’s life was one well-lived. Max William Fine, the last surviving member of JFK’s Medicare Task Force, spent the better part of a century in pursuit of health care for all.

Friday Nite Videos | May 3, 2019

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William Barr's Master Class on Hair Splitting. For Pete at 100 | This Land Is Your Land. Elizabeth Warren: Time to Open Impeachment Proceedings. How Quantum Computers Break Encryption. Ady Barkan Testifies on Medicare for All.

Ady Barkan Testifies on Medicare for All

"Never before have I given a speech without my natural voice. Never before have I had to rely on a synthetic voice to lay out my arguments, convey my most passionately held beliefs, tell the details of my personal story."

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