The common strategic thread for success is building a strong, popular social movement demanding health care for all.
Biden’s American Rescue Plan, like the Affordable Care Act, does not move us any closer toward a single-payer system.
A ruling against the Affordable Care Act could jeopardize health coverage for millions amid the pandemic.
Meanwhile, public support for a Medicare for All health system has surged during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Trump administration will reimburse hospitals with emergency funding, but there may not be enough money.
Since 1975, as the population grew by 115 million, the number of hospital beds shrank from 1.5 million to 925,000.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) serves as a backup health care system in a national health emergency.
Under the U.S.’s for-profit health system, the epidemic is not being treated like the public emergency it is.
Community health centers, often the first public health responders, could lose funding unless Congress acts.
The coronavirus has highlighted the moral imperative and the pragmatic rationale for universal health care.