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Jose R. Lopez

The Canadian system, also called Medicare, guarantees coverage to every resident north of the U.S. border. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Today on TAP: Health care and free college are not radical ideas Read more

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The Medicare for All activist, a Warren endorser, discussed the plan before Thursday’s presidential debate. Read more

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Kristen Hawn, a communications consultant, appears on emails with industry-backed groups strategizing against health care changes. Read more

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It's past time to dispense with the scare tactics and accept that Americans would be better off without for-profit, corporate insurers. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Today on TAP: Medicare for All may arrive in stages, and that’s OK Read more

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The presidential candidate’s Medicare for All transition plan is a muddle. But it reveals her theory of progress. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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She got caught in a policy duel with herself, and was late to understanding how important health care is to the Democratic base. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All funding plans reveal strategic differences among progressives. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Today on TAP: Upending the culture of ‘No We Can’t’ Read more

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The deeply detailed proposal cuts health care costs and finds other revenues, saving ordinary Americans $11 trillion in premiums and deductibles. Read more

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The Progressive Caucus co-chair authored the House Medicare for All bill. She’s frustrated that Democrats are attacking the concept of universal health care for political advantage. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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If the presidential candidate wants to avoid middle-class tax increases, she should vow to drastically push down health care provider prices. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Today on TAP: A focus on taxes tells only half the story Read more

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Biden and Buttigieg get to avoid the cost debate, though their own proposals, if successful, will almost surely cost as much as Sanders’s. Read more

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The bill, H.R. 3, has gotten considerably stronger from its initial concept, but questions remain. Read more

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The vice president’s former chief of staff once represented hospitals and drug companies. Now he is part of a campaign that is attacking Medicare for All. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Hint: It’s immensely more cost-effective than private insurance or even the Affordable Care Act. Read more

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