Medicare

Casual Friday today, featuring Cliff Schecter (@CliffSchecter) and Isabel Gillies (@IsabelGillies). Trumpkins are burning MAGA hats over possible DACA deal. With Cliff, we discuss Chuck Schumer and Trump’s new bromance and the wisdom of Bernie’s Medicare-for-All push. The with Isabel, why Isabel feels like she’s grown up since the last time she was on and […]
Phillip Longman, former policy director and managing editor at New America’s Open Markets, joins us to discuss his piece in Democracy Journal, “Time to Fight Health-Care Monopolization.” How current healthcare should be seem as corporate welfare. The trouble with mergers. The role of vertical integration. How the American defense contracting industry is like a single-payer […]
Trump threatens North Korea with fire and fury and North Korea threatens Guam. Physician, activist and Harvard instructor Adam Gaffney, explains why Medicare for all is the answer to our health crisis. Why a public option is not going to solve the core problems of the health crisis. The debate inside the Left about how […]
Why The Trump Administration is pushing a new white supremacy based anti immigrant package. Journalist Jushua Holland, explains the recent Democratic pivot toward Medicare For All. Is Single Payer healthcare the wrong litmus test? The transition to universal healthcare. The basic challenges of insuring every American. Loss aversion and the best way to achieve  full […]
The Republicans war on health care and why we need to defend Medicare. The problems with Obamacare and the innate problems with health insurance. The components of Obamacare. The Medicare big lie. Why the Right will target Medicaid. The Paul Ryan and Tom Price plan to destroy public health care and make you pay more. […]
A major breakthrough for fighting global warming and ozone depleting pollutants in Kigali. China creates a new market for greener products. The left fights a carbon tax in Washington State. Newt Gingrich loses it on Megyn Kelly. Elizabeth Warren rips Richard Burr. Michael Savage says Beyonce is a threat to Western Civilization. Crazy Right Wing […]
CREDO Action Vice President and Political Director, Becky Bond explains the broad outsider push for reclaiming our civil liberties and allowing sections of the Patriot Act to sunset. The fake reform bill that has moved through the House. Why the politics of the Patriot Act is fluid and why civil liberties can still win. The […]
Professor of the Practice of Public Health John E McDonough, explains why Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin abandoned single payer healthcare. Is single payer healthcare being considered in any other state? The trends that will lead to greater consolidation in healthcare. Medicare Advantage and Privatization. Will the future be Medicare or Medicare advantage. Sam’s healthcare adventure […]
Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer, explains what motivated his new book The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society. Why Congress was also broken during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations. How liberals were stifled on civil rights, Medicare and education. Why obstruction was worse in the 1960s. Why the importance […]
The Andrew Cuomo campaign admits to being behind strange protesters following Zephyr Teachout, Stuart Varney defends corporate tax dodging on Fox & Friends and he and the friends get all their facts wrong, Israel bombs Gaza’s only power station, Israeli peace protesters march in Tel Aviv, Medicare and Social Security in even better fiscal shape […]