Tag: Obamacare

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for more.

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

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for more.

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