Issues Pages: Health Care USA

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Penney Kome | So many other motives blur U.S. policies on COVID-19 that the U.S. has fallen dangerously far behind other nations in trying to flatten the curve.
Columnists
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Pundits and Democratic party elites are demanding Bernie Sanders drop out of the Democratic primary nomination contest, and calling for an abrupt cancellation of the remaining primaries and debates.
Columnists
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A healthy populace with regular access to affordable health care is the best defence against epidemics like the COVID-19 outbreak.
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St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. Photo: Can Pac Swire/Flickr
Dennis Gruending | As Democrats look to Medicare-for-All and Canada as a model, attacks by some in the U.S. on our system will increase.
Columnists
Stephanie Woodward and other activists gather in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building, prior to their arrests. Image: Twitter/NationalADAPT
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | At the forefront of the protests against the various draconian Affordable Care Act repeal bills before the U.S. Senate are people in wheelchairs.
Columnists
Toronto Western Hospital. Image: Flickr/Grant MacDonald
Rick Salutin | The symbols that would have the right to hang out proudly with other national symbols are all in decline. "O Canada" and the Maple Leaf are down, the Mounties and beaver, way down.
Columnists
Monthly checkup for a patient enrolled in a Medicaid-funded prescription fruit and vegetable program. Image: Flickr/Bread for the World
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | We need to open the airwaves to include a diversity of voices, including those who are advocating for single-payer health care.
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Penney Kome | Trumpcare's defeat shows how American attitudes toward healthcare have shifted over the last six years.
Podcast
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Stacy Pettigrew | Two American women's health experts have another perspective on the claims that big pharma makes about hormone replacement therapy.
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Charlene Sayo | The mental health activist discusses the impacts of racism on immigrants and people of colour.
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David Bush | After careful consideration of election platforms, RankandFile.ca is endorsing Hassan Husseini for president of the Canadian Labour Congress.