Can Medicare for All Work? With U.S. voters consistently putting healthcare at the very top of their concerns, it is no surprise that Medicare for All (MFA) has garnered a lot of attention during the very competitive 2020 Democratic presidential primary. In terms of definition, let’s keep it simple and assume that MFA means a …Read More »
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A Very Relevant Question in Times of Pandemic: Can Medicare for All Work?
What Could “Medicare for All” Look Like for Main Street Americans
What Could “Medicare for All” Look Like for Main Street Americans? Looking beyond the (too) narrow choice between the status-quo and a single payer solution Our November 6, 2018 midterm elections are four days away, and over 70% of Americans tell pollsters that health care is their number one concern. Many in the U.S. worry …Read More »
Is Universal Health Care Socialism?
Is Universal Health Care Socialism? The November midterms elections are approaching, and one of the major topics is health care. Democrats are campaigning on retaining Obamacare, in many cases advocating that we move towards universal health care. That would be pure socialism, retort Republicans, who would rather repeal the Affordable Care Act as they attempted …Read More »
Letter published in August 31 Financial Times, in response to the 8/29/18 FT article, “Nordic lessons for today’s socialists.”
Voters want decisive change towards a fairer type of capitalism (Letter published in the 8/31/18 edition of the Financial Times) I liked Martin Sandbu’s article, “Nordic lessons for today’s socialists” (August 29), and its compelling description of the Nordic model. I agree with him when he mentions Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and …Read More »