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Denver Post
Samuelson: The false charms of single-payer health careCould Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" proposal — national health insurance —
Samuelson: The false charms of single-payer health care
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
Could Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" proposal — national health insurance — be as good as he says? It's doubtful. No one claims that today's system is ideal. It's complex, confusing, costly and incomplete. Even after the Affordable Care Act,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Who hates Obamacare?Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing
Who hates Obamacare?
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing from it. A voter told Cruz the story of his brother-in-law, a barber who had never been able to afford health insurance. He finally got insurance thanks to Obamacare —... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost? The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON — President... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost? The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON — President... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Who hates Obamacare?Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he will learn nothing from it
Who hates Obamacare?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he will learn nothing from it. A voter told Cruz the story of his brother-in-law, a barber who had never been able to afford health insurance. He finally got insurance thanks to Obamacare--and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Who hates Obamacare?Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing
Who hates Obamacare?
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing from it. A voter told Cruz the story of his brother-in-law, a barber who had never been able to afford health insurance. He finally got insurance thanks to Obamacare �... Read more
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The Economic Times
Obamacare: How the Affordable Care Act is already doing enormous good in USThis isn't inherent in a non-single-payer system: Other countries with Obamacar
Obamacare: How the Affordable Care Act is already doing enormous good in US
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
This isn't inherent in a non-single-payer system: Other countries with Obamacare-type systems, like the Netherlands and Switzerland, do have near-universal coverage even though they rely on private insurers. But Obamacare as currently constituted... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Consultant Sets The Record Straight; transcript 2Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about eco
Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Consultant Sets The Record Straight; transcript 2
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about economics and economists? Gerald: Oh, economics is a very sad discipline. I much enjoy economics, I enjoy doing it and I also think that it's vital for our society's... Read more
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New York Magazine
Bernie Sanders’s Health-Care Plan Does Not Add UpBernie Sanders needs to find a few trillion dollars under the cushions of his s
Bernie Sanders’s Health-Care Plan Does Not Add Up
New York Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
Bernie Sanders needs to find a few trillion dollars under the cushions of his sofa. Photo: Bill Clark/Getty Images Suppose Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic nomination. And suppose he then consolidates his party’s base, winning over the moderates... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Gerald Friedman Medicare for All Consultant Transcript part 2Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about eco
Gerald Friedman Medicare for All Consultant Transcript part 2
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about economics and economists? Gerald: Oh, economics is a very sad discipline. I much enjoy economics, I enjoy doing it and I also think that it's vital for our society's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Bernie Sanders Has To Raise Taxes On The Middle ClassWillie Sutton was one of the most infamous bank robbers in American history. Ov
Why Bernie Sanders Has To Raise Taxes On The Middle Class
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Willie Sutton was one of the most infamous bank robbers in American history. Over three decades, the dashing criminal robbed a hundred banks, escaped three prisons, and made off with millions. Today, he is best known for Sutton’s Law: Asked by a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks AttackersGerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at A
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks Attackers
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
Gerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a consultant and economic analyst on single payer healthcare and a labor historian and economist. Rob: You're done so very interesting work with singer... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks AttackersGerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at A
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks Attackers
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
Gerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a Consultant and economic analyst on single payer healthcare and a labor historian and economist. Rough, very incomplete interview notes to motivate you to... Read more

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