As with many things, the pandemic has revealed preexisting cracks in our healthcare system, which is failing Black, Latinx, and Native communities, who are disproportionately vulnerable to the virus. Today on the show, Allen is joined by Dr. Howard Ehrman and Paul Siegel of the People’s Response Network in Chicago to talk about community-based responses […]
“Medicare for All” has been the call for some, but not all, of the Democratic candidates for the past several years. Dr. Laurel Mark, Madison member of Physicians for a National Health Program, talks about “single payer” healthcare, how it can come about, and what needs to be “upgraded” in Medicare to make it work.
Lindsay Koshgarian from the National Priorities Project says we don’t need to raise taxes to pay for Medicare for All — there’s more than plenty of money in the Military budget that doesn’t affect national security. Like paring down the 800 military bases the U.S. has worldwide… or moving toward complete denuclearization instead of spending […]