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New Lancet Report: 40 Percent of US COVID Deaths Could Have Been Avoided

“If the United States had death rates on par with other wealthy nations such as Canada and Japan, there would have been 40 percent fewer deaths attributed to COVID-19 last year. In 2018 alone, an estimated 461,000 fewer people would have died if the U.S. was as healthy as France or Germany.”  TRUTHOUT: New Lancet […]

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We’ve Always Had the Money for Medicare for All – We’ve Just Given It to Corporations Instead

We’ve Always Had the Money for Medicare for All – We’ve Just Given It to Corporations Instead By David Sirota, Jacobin 18 June 20 Medicare for All supporters. (photo: Win McNamee/Getty) Since 2008, the US has spent $20–35 trillion on corporate bailouts. It’s about the same “unaffordable” amount that Medicare for All has been projected

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20 Top Economists Endorse Medicare for All as Best Plan to Cut Costs, Save Tens of Thousands of Lives Each Year

“…..twenty leading U.S. economists on Tuesday released an open letter endorsing Medicare for All as the best way to reduce soaring national healthcare costs, significantly cut expenses for most U.S. households, and save countless lives.“ 20 Top Economists Endorse Medicare for All as Best Plan to Cut Costs, Save Tens of Thousands of Lives Each

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