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Healthcare

  1. the inside game
    Obamacare Is Saved — Now Democrats Need a New Campaign IssueA Supreme Court decision marked the end of the line for the top-tier political message for the Democrats for the last decade. What next?
  2. infrastructure
    Biden’s Vision for ‘Care Infrastructure’ Needs More SocialismMeeting the demand for high-quality elder care — while raising wages for those who provide it — would require radical measures.
  3. that’s rich
    Whole Foods CEO to America: You Don’t Need Health Care, Just Eat BetterThere’s a pandemic, but the wealthy can afford to pretend it isn’t happening.
  4. health care
    COVID Is Killing State-Level Efforts to Make Health Care a RightBy blowing holes in budgets — and making heroes out of hospitals — the pandemic set back coverage expansions in states throughout the country.
  5. coronavirus stimulus
    7 Surprisingly Good Policies Buried in the Stimulus-Omnibus BillWhile no one was watching, Congress quietly took action to curb surprise medical bills, money laundering, and climate change.
  6. the left
    The Left’s Most Naïve Cynics Have Turned on AOCLeft-wing media personalities are calling on House progressives to force a floor vote on Medicare for All — or reveal themselves to be frauds.
  7. monopoly
    Amazon Will Sell PrimeInsulin for Your PrimeDiabetesMonopolies helped cause a health-care crisis. Another now steps in to profit.
  8. strike
    Nearly 800 Philly Nurses Strike Over Staffing ShortagesAfter months on the front lines of the pandemic, nurses are now battling their employers, too.
  9. supreme court
    Why the Barrett Hearings Are Generating Less Outrage Than Kavanaugh’sUnlike Trump’s last Supreme Court pick, Barrett is not embroiled in scandal — but that’s not the only reason the temperature is lower this time.
  10. vision 2020
    Pence Failed at His One Debate Job: Shifting the Focus From COVID-19After the VP debate, the campaign still revolves around COVID-19 spreading through the White House and Trump’s terrible pandemic response.
  11. vision 2020
    Trump’s Plan to Send Seniors $200 in Drug Coupons Is Unlikely to Come ThroughEvidence suggests these Trump cards will be another in a long line of promises from the Republican Party on health-care that never actually appear.
  12. trans rights
    Judge Blocks HHS Rollback of Trans Health Care ProtectionsOnce again, the Trump administration is seeking to define sex discrimination on the basis of biological sex.
  13. recession
    Doctors Overwhelmingly Back Medicaid Expansion for the UnemployedThe recession costs people their health insurance along with their jobs.
  14. health care
    Deep-Red Oklahoma Narrowly Passes Medicaid ExpansionMore health care is popular, even in heavily Republican states.
  15. coronavirus
    Americans May Have Liked Their Health Insurance, But They Couldn’t Keep ItAccording to a new report, about 27 million people may lose their employer-provided health insurance.
  16. health care
    America’s Health-Care System Has Never Been Sicker — or Harder to CureThe coronavirus is exposing everything broken in the American health-care system — and the reasons why we probably won’t fix any of it.
  17. coronavirus
    Medical Workers’ Looming Mental-Health CrisisBeing on the pandemic’s front lines can exact a steep psychic toll.
  18. vision 2020
    As Coronavirus Rages, Republicans Still Don’t Have a Health-Care PlanIn a pandemic, Republican fecklessness on health care is likely to be a bigger advantage for Democrats than it was in the 2018 midterms.
  19. vision 2020
    How Biden Can Respond to the Left’s Demand for Medicare for AllBiden’s first “concessions” on health-care policy aren’t enough to satisfy progressives. He might want to emulate Warren’s two-step plan.
  20. vision 2020
    Biden Inches Toward Sanders on Health Care, Student LoansBut on health care in particular, Biden’s revised plan doesn’t do much for those about to get hammered with private-health-insurance costs.
  21. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential CampaignHis campaign once rode high, but Biden’s surge overwhelmed it and then the coronavirus overshadowed it.
  22. coronavirus
    A Seattle Suburb Is Turning Its Soccer Field Into a Makeshift HospitalIs this the future of coronavirus care in America?
  23. coronavirus
    CDC’s Worst-Case Coronavirus Model: 214 Million Infected, 1.7 Million DeadNewly revealed projections warn of a massive potential toll in the U.S., but the worst-case estimate doesn’t factor in recent efforts to respond.
  24. coronavirus
    We Can’t Go Back to the Way Things Used to BeThe coronavirus debunks many American myths.
  25. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Exposes the Sickness of America’s Shoddy Welfare StateDenying millions of Americans health care and leave has always imposed costs on society as a whole, but an epidemic makes those costs more visible.
  26. coronavirus
    Why Hasn’t the U.S. Done More Coronavirus Tests?As coronavirus cases surge abroad, there has been an alarming lack of testing for the virus in the U.S. and too little transparency from the CDC.
  27. iowa
    Joe Biden Is on Both Sides of the Debate Over Medicaid PrivatizationBiden’s fundraising practices are at odds with his campaign rhetoric.
  28. president trump
    Donald Trump Is Already Trying to Cut EntitlementsForget Trump’s vague public remarks. His White House has officially endorsed cuts to Social Security, and is trying to cut Medicaid by fiat.
  29. vision 2020
    Let’s Hear More About What 2020 Democrats Can Actually DoThe debates need to focus on how a Democratic president would use their power, and accomplish other goals that might be blocked by GOP lawmakers.
  30. republicans
    Kansas Just Proved That a Better GOP Is PossibleKansas GOPers used to worship Ayn Rand. Now they want their state’s Medicaid expansion to include more health-care subsidies than Democrats proposed.
  31. vision 2020
    The Public Option Is Politically Superior to M4A — But Only As a Sound Bite“Medicare for All Who Want It” plays well on the stump. But in Congress, it would face about as many political obstacles as single-payer.
  32. vision 2020
    Warren Sensibly Avoids Medicare for All Fantasy WorldPretending Medicare for All will happen quickly is inconsistent with her hard-headed brand of progressivism.
  33. politics
    Andrew Yang Promises a Hologram Doctor for Every HouseholdThe long-shot candidate backs away from Medicare for All and toward technocracy.
  34. medicare for all
    Do Americans Want Choice, Or Do They Just Want Health Care?There’s not much reason to think that Americans value consumer choice over affordability, or a guarantee of care.
  35. health care
    Labour to Brits: You Don’t Want to End Up Like the Americans, Do You?The shambolic state of U.S. health care is now a talking point in British politics.
  36. democracy
    Universal Health Care Is a Pro-Democracy PolicyStudies suggest that expanding Medicaid increases turnout by giving nonvoters an opportunity to register – and a valued government service to defend.
  37. medicare for all
    Elizabeth Warren Sees Health Care As a Civil-Rights Struggle. That Bothers Some.Some have taken issue with her comparison of today’s fight for universal health care to past civil-rights struggles.
  38. medicaid
    Tomorrow, America Could Get a Tiny Bit Closer to Universal Health CareMedicare for All isn’t on the ballot just yet. But in Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi, voters have a chance to secure “Medicaid for more.”
  39. the top line
    Three Takeaways From Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Pay for Medicare for AllHer plan attempts to avoid some of the pain associated with a switch to single payer, but much of it won’t add up.
  40. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Isn’t Backing Down From Medicare for AllThe candidate released her funding proposal this morning, which includes tougher tax enforcement and draining a Pentagon “slush fund.”
  41. the top line
    Elizabeth Warren Has Good Reasons to Stay Vague on Health CareShe hasn’t said how she will pay for by far the biggest-ticket item in her policy agenda: single-payer care. It would be a mistake to do so.
  42. medicare for all
    Biden’s Attacks on Medicare for All Undermine the Entire Democratic AgendaThere are ways to oppose single-payer without demonizing the very concept of tax-financed social programs. Biden’s picked one that does.
  43. health care
    How America’s Health-Care System Makes Mass Incarceration WorseA report from AL.com and ProPublica unearths disturbing practices in Alabama.
  44. health care
    Americans’ Health-Care Costs Are Too Damn High, Study FindsAs premiums soar, employers are offloading more and more costs onto their workers.
  45. health care
    Uninsured Rate Goes Up for First Time Since ObamacareThe Trump administration’s campaign to undermine Obamacare seems to be working to an extent.
  46. health care
    If Democrats Flip Senate, They Plan to Fix Obamacare, Not Pass Medicare for AllIf Democrats win the Senate and take on the filibuster, their health-care agenda will involve an Obamacare fix and some strengthening of Medicare.
  47. vision 2020
    Biden Took Attacks From All Sides – and This Time Came Out StrongerIt was a good night for the former veep. Not just because he did better than Kamala Harris, but because Cory Booker did too.
  48. democratic debates
    Has Elizabeth Warren Painted Herself Into a Corner on Health Care?Intelligencer staffers discuss the wisdom and practicality of sticking to Medicare for All.
  49. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris’s New ‘Medicare for All’ Plan Makes (Political) SenseThe senator has found a middle ground on health care that puts political expediency above substantive coherence.
  50. the national interest
    Democratic Progressives and Centrists Are Both Committing Strategic SuicideActivists think the insiders are pathetic. Insiders think the activists are crazy. They’re both right.
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