The Trump team has made it clear they are going after the highly unpopular individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
President-elect Donald Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus says there are no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. This was Trump’s position throughout the Republican primaries and general election. But Priebus was less blunt on whether the expansion of Medicaid brought by the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) would
To understand how the Affordable Care Act never became popular, we need to understand two artificial constraints imposed by Obama that doomed it.
Either the US adopts a single-payer healthcare system or it accepts a brutal classist system. There is no third way.
Clinton Democrats Claim To Support Health Care As A Right, But Oppose Universal Healthcare In Platform
Clinton Democrats favored a platform amendment that reinforced the idea that health care is a right but had no specific goals for how to fight for that right.
Michael Moore’s latest documentary is meant to inspire Americans with great ideas for social justice policies inspired by his visits to Europe.
From The New York Times: “Dr. Markman said that when a treatment involves a new drug or a new device, manufacturers eagerly offer doctors advice and instructions on its use. But this treatment involves no new drugs or devices, so no one is clamoring to educate doctors about it. They are on their own to learn, and to train their nurses, a commitment that will take time and money.”
“I can’t help but remember that fact when I watch the videos, taken by undercover anti-abortion activists, of Planned Parenthood technicians discussing how to preserve fetal tissue to be donated for research. The graphic images of aborted fetuses are meant to disgust me, to convince me that abortion is abarbaric act of killing. But I don’t see death in these videos. I see hope.”
On our Facebook, in response to Brian Sonenstein’s “Lawsuit: Corizon Doctor Tells New York City Inmate to Throw Severed Finger in Garbage,” Christine Robinett responded, “Sounds about right for the 98%, incarcerated or not. Far Too MANY doctors exploit their positions of authority as callous, bigoted, apathetic, even lazy towards