Letters + The Internet Speaks
Bernie Sanders Has a Message
And the message is good.
The story of the British National Health Service, one of the twentieth century’s great working-class achievements.
A Century of Neglect
One hundred years of dysfunctional health care policy in the richest country on Earth.
The Vulgar Empiricist
Better Red Than Dead
Despite poverty and blockade, Cuba has triumphed where the US has failed in health care.
Uneven & Combined
The Will to Mend
What if the United States had an internationalist medical program like Cuba?
Play to Live
- cost-sharing (cost-shar·ing)
- The amount of costs insurance companies “share” with you (i.e., make you pay), to ensure that you have “skin in the game.”
The Private Option
A growing industry has a simple message to the victims of the US medical system — heal thyself.
We can’t stop halfway on the road to single payer.
A plan to take on Big Pharma — and create and distribute lifesaving drugs.
George Bailey’s Shrinkage
It’s a Wonderful Life of lowered expectations.
Bass & Superstructure
Talkin’ For-Profit Medicine Blues
A century of hard living and hospital bills in American song.
Beyond a Boundary
Is It Okay to Watch Football?
That’s an individual choice. But imposing boycotts from the outside isn’t how politics works.
Obamacare tried to fix the health system one consumer choice at a time. No wonder it failed.
A Counterrevolution in Progress
Piece by piece, conservatives have dismantled US abortion rights.
Rich People Kill Themselves
Today, the rich have access to the finest medical treatments backed up by the most rigorous science. Some of them decide to take mushroom elixirs instead.
How to Kill a Bill
Inside the secret war of America’s most effective assassins: Harry and Louise.
The Unions and the Movement
Through organizing around Medicare for All, unions can not only save millions of Americans, they can save themselves.
A Permanent Infrastructure
The demand for Medicare for All should become a litmus test for elected officials.
Means & Ends
Our Annual Physical
Everything’s fine but our wallet.