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It's #SinglePayerSunday
February 3, 2019
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The public is acting as early investor, putting tons of money in the development of drugs that then become privatized.

They receive no return on the investment that they have made. - @AOC
#Medicare4All
NNU Executive Director @NNUBonnie on why we can't settle for anything less than #MedicareForAll:

"The opposition, the insurance companies and pharma, will come out against anything, whether it's a half-measure or even one-quarter. We have to aim high." politico.com/story/2019/01/…
Democrats' divisions bust open as 2020 primary heats up
politi.co/2GdQcz6 via @politico #SinglePayer #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Call your rep TODAY and urge them to cosponsor The Medicare for All Act of 2019 — they need to stand with the 70% of Americans who want single-payer healthcare 👇

☎️ 202-858-1717
#SinglePayer #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
CNA/NNU Executive Director @NNUBonnie explains why registered nurses are leading the fight for universal health care, #MedicareForAll. #UnionStrong #Medicare4All #SinglePayerSunday
'Socialism Surging in Iowa' Giving Cold Feet to Centrist Democrats Contemplating 2020 Run:
Report - goo.gl/xgnPmU via @commondreams
"Please let’s not squander this once in a lifetime opportunity."
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Sherrod Brown:
Medicare for All Not 'Practical.' Progressives:
'OK. Thank You, Next.' - goo.gl/hJ9bBP via @commondreams
"Fight for single-payer or get kicked out of Washington trying."
#SinglePayer #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Beware the Moderate Democrat - goo.gl/5faeUo via @commondreams
Why the centrist extremists are an incredibly dangerous political animal
#SinglePayer #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Media Badly Botching the Medicare For All Debate - goo.gl/2UpfSc via @commondreams
There are any number of reasons you might oppose universal coverage. What you cannot say, however, is that a universal system is unaffordable.
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Lower Prescription Drug Prices - goo.gl/65fbMT via @commondreams
The two senators, both likely 2020 presidential candidates, are leading the charge to reduce drug prices in the USA
#SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Medicare for All Emerges as Early Policy Test for 2020 Democrats
nyti.ms/2UAWlJw
#SinglePayer #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
FACT CHECK:
Trump's False Claims On 'Medicare-For-All'
npr.org/2018/10/10/656…
#SinglePayer #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
'Medicare for All' is not a fantasy @CNN cnn.it/2t0h7qz
This has drawn pushback from billionaires and potential presidential candidates Howard Schultz and Michael Bloomberg, who insist the country can't afford it.
#M4A #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Compare Democrats’ many Medicare-for-All proposals with this chart
pbs.org/newshour/econo…
#M4A #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Why mixing Medicare with commercial insurance is not the health reform we need
nationalnursesunited.org/news/why-mixin… @NationalNurses
#M4A #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday
The Rising Support for Single-Payer Health Care
insidesources.com/the-rising-sup…
Seven in 10 Americans want to adopt a “Medicare for All” system, according to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll.
#M4A #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Progressives gear up for 'Medicare for All' fight
politi.co/2Toc6TZ via @politico
with plans to unveil legislation in February and hold hearings soon after.
#M4A #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Democrats Shouldn’t Abandon Medicare for All Over a Misleading Survey
commondreams.org/views/2019/01/… @commondreams
Given its internal culture, it may not have been possible for Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) to present the arguments for and against #MedicareForAll
#SinglePayerSunday
Bloomberg on 'Medicare for all':
'You could never afford that'
thehill.com/policy/healthc…
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg dismissed calls for a "Medicare for all" health care system on Tuesday
#NeverBloomberg!
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
Booker says he’d keep private health insurance even as he backs ‘Medicare for all’
marketwatch.com/story/booker-s…
Booker, Harris and possibly Warren seen moving away from details of #MedicareForAll plan
#NeverBooker!
#SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
Schultz defends criticism of Medicare-for-all proposal @CNN
cnn.it/2Sc1bzI
A "Medicare-for-all" proposal that he called "not American."
#NeverShultz!
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
The Health 202:
Health-care industry preps offense against Medicare-for-All
washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost…
Democrats newly in control of the House are sending quivers of fear throughout the U.S. health-care industry
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
U.S. lawmaker Yarmuth says Democrats to begin Medicare for All hearings
kitco.com/news/2019-01-2…
"I would say a majority want to do something, some kind of Medicare expansion,” Yarmuth said. “I’ve had a number of major CEOs say to me we need to go to #MedicareForAll.”
Medicare-for-all is not socialized medicine
fosters.com/news/20190128/…
Recent polls have convincingly shown that 70% or more American citizens desire a #SinglePayer healthcare system.
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Medicare for All Is a Reproductive Rights Issue
jacobinmag.com/2019/01/medica…
Feminists have been pushing for years to repeal the Hyde Amendment.
But we should think even bigger:
#MedicareForAll.

#SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
Meeting Will Focus on 'Medicare for All' Proposals
sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2019/…
Representatives from @NationalNurses, a union that represents more than 150,000 registered nurses in the U.S., are discussing #MedicareForAll on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
#Medicare4All #SinglePayerSunday #M4A
States are moving forward with 'Medicare for all' — more power to them
thehill.com/opinion/health…
New York City, for example, has pledged to directly pay the medical bills of the city's estimated 600,000 uninsured.
#NYHealthAct #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Kamala Harris reverses course after ‘Medicare-for-all’ furor
marketwatch.com/story/harris-o…
A Harris adviser signaled that the presidential candidate would also be open to the more "moderate" health-reform plans
#NeverKamala!
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Health care industry group launches digital ads against 'Medicare for all'
thehill.com/policy/healthc…
The group behind the ad is the Partnership for America's Health Care Future, whose members include major industry players!
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
Medicare For All—The Democratic Party Audition for 2020
commondreams.org/views/2019/01/… via @commondreams
How will the Democratic Party, in the aggregate, respond when bills in Congress present leaders with a moment of decision?
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All #M4A
RT @ceprdc
Economist @DeanBaker13 calculates that the Prescription Drug Price Relief Act would lower drug prices in the US by 50%.commondreams.org/views/2019/02/…
#M4A #MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
Readers React:
Medicare for all is affordable
mcall.com/opinion/letter…
In 2017, the US spent 17 percent of its $19.4 trillion gross domestic product on health care.
That’s $3.3 trillion!
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All #M4A
EUHC4CA Poll:
61% of Californians support tax increases for Single Payer
prnewswire.com/news-releases/…
In a recent poll of over two thousand Californians, 61% said "Yes" when asked if they were willing to pay taxes for #SinglePayer universal healthcare.
#M4A #SinglePayerSunday
Biggest Threat to Single-Payer?
Democrat Support for a Public Option. truthout.org/articles/bigge… via @truthout
The battle over the next two years may determine if #MedicareForAll can become policy, or simply remain a “goal” or an “aspiration.”
#SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All #M4A
Single Payer Gold Standard HR 676 Rest in Peace
commondreams.org/views/2019/01/… via @commondreams
"Unless the movement acts quickly to assure HR 676’s ban on for-profit institutions is maintained, Jayapal’s new bill will remove this vital section of #HR676.”
#SinglePayerSunday #M4A
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Peter Buttigieg (D.) on Sunday said that he supports Medicare for all and doesn't understand why private insurance is required in our healthcare system.
freebeacon.com/politics/butti…
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday #M4A #Medicare4All
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