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!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 37 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 21 hours 5 minutes


episode 17: Free Market Arguments against Medicare for All

University of Massachusetts economist Gerald Friedman talks about his recent debate at the Soho Forum with Sally Pipes, a leading figure in the conservative anti-single payer movement. He breaks down the major lines of attack used by the right against ...


 2020-08-24  33m

episode 16: COVID-19 "Long Haulers”: Our System is Failing Them

Chelsea has had 66 doctor appointments to manage her enduring coronavirus symptoms, which are appearing in almost every system of her body. She discusses the support group that she started to connect people struggling with the physical, mental,


 2020-08-02  32m

episode 15: Solidarity Forever: a Labor History of Medicare for All

Mark Dudzic, National Coordinator for the Labor Campaign for Single Payer, joins us again to take a deep dive into the recent history of Medicare for All organizing within the labor movement, including the political calculations made during the failed ...


 2020-07-28  49m

episode 14: Labor and Medicare for All, Part I

Mark Dudzic, National Coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare, talks about his experiences as a union president that led him to become a Medicare for All activist. He answers our questions about the conflicts in the labor movement...


 2020-06-30  28m

episode 13: The Longterm Care Crisis in the United States

We talk with Linda Benesch of Social Security Works about the state of longterm care in the United States - the skimpy coverage provided by public programs like Medicare and Medicaid, the outrageous costs, the for-profit corporations running the vast m...


 2020-06-05  31m

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.


 2020-05-21  34m

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.


 2020-05-07  34m

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 ...


 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,


 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.


 2020-04-04  39m