"¿Quién lo va a pagar?" Las últimas palabras de un paciente moribundo antes de ser colocado en un ventilador

En un país que lidera la reducción de presupuestos y fomenta el individualismo, el fracaso de arriba hacia abajo para responder al coronavirus ha sido de sabor exclusivamente estadounidense.

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Who is going to pay for it? Those were the last words a patient dying of COVID-19 asked Derrick Smith, a certified registered nurse anethetist in New York City. The man appeared more concerned about the potential cost he and his family might incur than the loss of his own life. Smith shared his experience in a now viral Facebook post about what he

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Mike Bloomberg intenta derribar a Bernie Sanders, no a Trump

El empresario multimillonario de Nueva York Michael Bloomberg llegó tarde a la carrera de nominación presidencial demócrata 2020, pero ciertamente ya ha tenido un impacto. Con un gasto de $ 327 millones solo en publicidad televisiva, el ex alcalde saltó al segundo lugar en algunas encuestas nacionales, con la promesa de "unir a Estados Unidos, […]

Billionaire New York businessman Michael Bloomberg was a late arrival to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, but he has certainly already made an impact. Spending $327 million on TV advertising alone, the former mayor has jumped into second place in some national polls, running on a promise to “unite America, defeat Donald Trump, and

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El 91% de los documentos revisados por pares encuentra que Medicare para todos ahorraría dinero público, cubriría a todos

Un análisis de artículos científicos revisados por pares encontró un consenso abrumador en la conclusión de que Medicare para Todos realmente ahorraría dinero al contribuyente estadounidense.

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91 percent of all peer-reviewed scientific articles find that a single payer healthcare system like Medicare for All would save the country money, according to a meta analysis released Wednesday. The study, published in the influential open access journal PLOS Medicine, is a systematic review of 22 single payer plans from 18 studies, published

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Las compañías de seguros están gastando millones en anuncios de ataque contra Medicare para todos

La industria de la salud privatizada y con fines de lucro está a punto de entrar en pánico ante la perspectiva de un sistema nacionalizado en la línea de otros países avanzados.

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Healthcare corporations are spending millions of dollars on astroturfed attack ads against Medicare for All. The Partnership for America’s Healthcare Future, for example, a coalition of hospitals and insurance companies, has spent $1 million on a television campaign against changes to the current healthcare system they profit from. The

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La multimillonaria Nancy Pelosi advierte a los "compañeros izquierdistas": Medicare para todos es una muy mala idea

Las objeciones de Pelosi a una legislación progresiva como un impuesto al patrimonio o Medicare para Todos no se basan en preocupaciones pragmáticas sobre la pérdida de votos (todo lo contrario parece ser cierto) sino que tienen más que ver con su posición como una de las personas más ricas de Estados Unidos.

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Speaking at a roundtable of reporters and editors at business network Bloomberg November 1, Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a strong message for Bernie Sanders and other Presidential nomination hopefuls who endorse Medicare for All: “What are you thinking?!” The 79-year-old Californian characterized the idea as virtual political suicide, claiming that it

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Jake Tapper Admits CNN’s «Fact Check» on Medicare for All Didn’t Include Facts

«Having now acknowledged the need for two corrections, he should consider whether he and the other people working on this understand the issue of Medicare for All well enough to appoint themselves as fact checkers.»

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After nearly three days of constant pressure, clear explanations of basic facts, and bit of healthy shaming, CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday finally relented to the sheer force of the evidence and admitted that his Medicare for All "fact check"—which aimed to discredit Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) claim that a Koch brothers-funded study showed

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