Medicare for All

Benjamin Day and Stephanie Nakajima of Healthcare-NOW break down everything you need to know about the social movement to make healthcare a right in the United States. Medicare for All!

https://www.healthcare-now.org

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 12 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 12: Longterm Care in Denmark vs the United States


Stephanie’s father-in-law, a Danish citizen, is currently moving into assisted living just outside of Copenhagen. His flat is only $1,000 per month, and the home help and rehabilitation he’ll receive is totally free of charge.


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episode 11: New Sanders/Jayapal bill: the Healthcare Emergency Guarantee Act


Next week, Medicare for All lead sponsors Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal will introduce a bill that will authorize Medicare to fully cover medical costs for the uninsured until we have a widely available vaccine for COVID-19.


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episode 10: Progressives propose Medicare for the Uninsured; Pelosi proposes COBRA subsidies


In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal draft a bill that would expand Medicare to all who are uninsured for the duration of the crisis. Nancy Pelosi introduces a bill that would cover the full cost of premiums ...


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 2020-04-15  30m
 
 

episode 9: Bernie drops out, COVID-19 rages on


We take a look at the impact that Bernie Sanders campaign had on the Medicare for All movement. COVID-19 brings out the pinko commie in NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, who decides to socialize the NY hospital systems. People of color are,


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 2020-04-09  34m
 
 

episode 8: COVID-19: millions lose their job - and health insurance - during a pandemic


COVID-19 reveals what we knew all along: that employment-based health insurance is messed up. In this episode, we explore the consequences that unjust policies and an inadequate safety net have brought to bear in the face of a public health crisis.


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 2020-04-04  39m
 
 

episode 7: Super Tuesday, the “Electability” Argument, Workers’ Rights, Elizabeth Warren & the Tax Problem


Medicare for All wins Super Tuesday, even if its most loyal candidates did not. The stock market - especially healthcare stocks - freaked over Sanders's rise, and then stabilized after Biden’s comeback. Profits safe! Gillian Mason,


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 2020-03-10  41m
 
 

episode 6: South Carolina, Coronavirus, Wonk Wars, and Organizing Victories


Joe Biden wins his first, and so far only, primary with the help of Medicare for All supporters. Trump’s team doesn’t believe in the coronavirus, but if it does exist, Medicare for All would make it worse (?!?).


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 2020-03-03  36m
 
 

episode 5: The Culinary Union Upset: Nevada debate and primary results, Medicare for All studies, and GoFundMe


Nevada’s largest and most influential union bucks leadership to support Medicare for All; new study from Yale economists is added to the extensive body of research arguing Medicare for All would save lives and billions of dollars; Pete Buttigieg and Am...


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 2020-02-25  28m
 
 

episode 4: Launching "Patients over Profits"; Nevada's Culinary Union attacks; John Oliver takes on the public option


National Nurses United and partners launch a new campaign to expose and fight back against industry influence in the Medicare for All debate, inspired by the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge led by Sunrise and other climate change organizations.


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 2020-02-19  29m
 
 

episode 3: It's a socialist takeover: Trump's SOTU, the Democratic debates, and Parasite!


Donald Trump’s State of the Union address includes some good old fashioned red-baiting re: Medicare for All. Centrist Democrats vying for the party’s nomination pile on, albeit from different angles, at the New Hampshire debate.


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 2020-02-11  38m
 
 
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