Air Date: 7–23-2019
Today we take a look at the fight for Medicare for All through the lens of the Democratic Primary elections.
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Bernie launched his latest Medicare For All bill with many cosponsors, and the big takeaway is eliminating private insurance and regulating drug companies.
Joe Biden's Medicare For All stance is shady, if best. Sam Seder and the Majority Report crew discuss this.
The healthcare system is unsustainable; without a Medicare for All system, only the wealthiest will be able to afford decent care - Wendell Potter on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
Beto wants to keep insurance and profit in healthcare. Bernie doesn't.
Analysts Lester Spence and Kimberly Moffit critique Democratic candidates for president as they took on corporate power and healthcare
Private health insurance needs to end, profit and wall street decide our healthcare. Other countries have many options we can build from. The transition must happen.
People are dying because they can’t afford health treatment, and that needs to change.
Ch. 8: The Christianization of education - Navreet from Illinois
Ch. 9: Insulting to holocaust survivors to not make the comparison to concentration camps - April from Lexington, MA
Ch. 10: Final comments telling the story of what the hell JFK was talking about referring to why we choose to go to the moon and do the “other things”
Help build a #MedicareforAll groundswell ahead of the 2020 elections. Pass local government resolutions on Medicare for All in your communities, towns, cities and states across the country. Go to Medicare4AllResolutions.org for the tools you need to get started, and much more.
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- A Burst of Light - Delray
- Chilvat - Lillehammer
- The Rampart - Castle Danger
- Wingspan - Bayou Birds
- Stale Case - Darby
- The Spinnet - Castle Danger
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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