Medicare for All: Dead as a Doornail

Medicare for All

Tina Dupuy: Now in this wake of this second Supreme Court decision upholding the existing compromised ACA law, the public option is cremated, buried and gone. There’s no political will for Medicare for all.

Neither Forgive Dylann Roof…Nor Ourselves: Quandaries of American “Democracy”

Forgive Dylann Roof

View image | gettyimages.com n May, it was all about Freddie Gray, police violence, and riots in Baltimore. Last summer, it was about Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, police violence and riots. Three years ago, it was about Trayvon Martin and vigilantism, gun laws, the “right to carry,” etc. Also three years ago: a crazy science-guy named […]

Falling Through America’s Healthcare Crevices

Falling Through America's Healthcare Crevices -- Cindy Sheehan

bout three months ago, my family was devastated with the news that one of our dear loved ones has Stage 3 breast cancer. To be honest, my dear sister Dede Miller discovered the lump about a year and a half ago, but only sought treatment when it erupted and started to bleed profusely. The family had no […]

Trial By Jury

Trial by Jury

Steve Hochstadt: We are lucky to live in a society where our guilt or innocence is judged by free women and men. But if we want to be tried by a well-functioning jury of our peers, we must be willing to serve.

Will Roberts Uphold ObamaCare?

Roberts Upholds ObamaCare

Brent Budowsky: Can Roberts and the other justices seriously believe that the Congress that enacted this law intended this draconian and destructive outcome, or that the Constitution demands it?

Israel, We Need to Talk

Boycott Netanyahu Speech

Larry Wines: We hope your new government will pursue the policy your people say you want, and find a just, equitable and lasting peace with your countrymen who are Palestinian.

What’s Wrong with the U.S. Healthcare System?

emailing doctors

Michael Hertz: Most American doctors (the ENT doctor was an exception) are too busy except to give “shoot from the hip” diagnoses and they really won’t look at anything produced for the patient by other doctors. They don’t have time.

Practicing Subsidized Un-Medicine

Subsidized Medicine

Walter Brasch: A newspaper clipping revealed that Congress approved $90 billion over the next decade to assist farmers whose crops didn’t yield previous production quotas. It was a sleight-of-hand change from a program that gave farmers subsidies not to grow certain crops.