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Why Is AARP Boosting Medicare Privatization?

Matthew Cunningham-Cook The Lever
AARP, the advocacy organization is welcoming the for-profit takeover of its members’ national health insurance program — because it earns hundreds of millions as part of the deal.

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DeJoy Moves To Consolidate USPS Facilities

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
'A True Danger to the Public Post Office', "How many post offices will be closed?" asked one union official. "How many clerks and drivers will lose jobs?"

Enduring Lessons From the Pittsburgh and Flint Water Crises

Daniella Zessoules Demos
We can take heart in the knowledge that everyday people have the power to force their elected officials to keep public goods public. Pittsburgh’s Our Water Campaign showed us how, with strategies that other cities can replicate, adapt, and pass on.

Band-Aid on a Tumor

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
Critics Blast Biden Rebrand of Trump's Medicare Privatization Scheme . "Changing the name doesn't change the fact that the Direct Contracting program is backdoor privatization of Medicare," said one progressive advocate.

The Dark History of Medicare Privatization

Barbara Caress The American Prospect
Medicare Advantage was supposed to be a money-saver. It’s now become a costly, unaccountable cash cow for private insurance companies that is swallowing traditional Medicare.
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