Tag: Affordable Care Act

Trump’s First 100 Days and What Is to Come

The shocking election of Trump and the chaotic first months of his presidency have left many searching for an explanation of this unprecedented historical phenomenon. Is Trump a fascist? Is his win the result of some vast Russian conspiracy? How has the far right grown so quickly, from Britain to France to the U.S.? In this article, we will attempt to outline the forces that Trump represents and the possible trajectories of his presidency in the coming months and years.

Repeal Market Health Care – It’s Time to Fight for Medicare For All

The Affordable Care Act and the now-failed American Health Care Act are different versions of a market-led, for-profit health care insurance system. They both allow private hospitals, the private insurance industry, and pharmaceutical companies to win out at the expense – both economic and physical – of working families.

President Barack Obama is applauded after signing the Affordable Care Act into law in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010.

Health Care Reform for Profit

During the first days of 2014, Obamacare was put into effect, the hard-promoted health care reform, pushed by US President Barack Obama since his first

Trump’s First 100 Days and What Is to Come

The shocking election of Trump and the chaotic first months of his presidency have left many searching for an explanation of this unprecedented historical phenomenon. Is Trump a fascist? Is his win the result of some vast Russian conspiracy? How has the far right grown so quickly, from Britain to France to the U.S.? In this article, we will attempt to outline the forces that Trump represents and the possible trajectories of his presidency in the coming months and years.

Repeal Market Health Care – It’s Time to Fight for Medicare For All

The Affordable Care Act and the now-failed American Health Care Act are different versions of a market-led, for-profit health care insurance system. They both allow private hospitals, the private insurance industry, and pharmaceutical companies to win out at the expense – both economic and physical – of working families.

President Barack Obama is applauded after signing the Affordable Care Act into law in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010.

Health Care Reform for Profit

During the first days of 2014, Obamacare was put into effect, the hard-promoted health care reform, pushed by US President Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign. Beyond its difficulties in implementation something is certain: the reform was designed to the measure of the big corporations. It’s well-known that the USA has one of the world’s worst health systems: it’s the most expensive per capita and provides poor-quality service with low coverage1Health Care Spending, en http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/spend.php 2Squires D, “The U.S. Health System in Perspective: A Comparison of Twelve Industrialized Nations,†The Commonwealth Fund, July 2011. We should recall that the