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Is The American Public Ready For Single-Payer National Health Insurance?

John Geyman | Posted 09.07.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

Instead of a left-right issue, health care reform has become a top-down issue--corporate profits and oligarchy vs. democracy and the public interest.

Is National Health Insurance (Medicare For All) Socialized Medicine?

John Geyman | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

When President Truman presented a proposal for national health insurance, he emphasized that this was only a financing mechanism and that the delivery of health care would remain in the private sector's marketplace of hospitals, other facilities, physicians and other health professionals.

Hillary's Public Option Proposal: Could It Work?

John Geyman | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

A recent article in The New York Times highlighted a proposal by Hillary Clinton to bring back the public option as part of the Affordable Care Act, described as a move to the left toward Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All proposal.

Growing Support for a National Health Program and Health Care as a Human Right

John Geyman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

We can thank Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign for putting single-payer national health insurance (NHI) on the front burner of today's  national political discussion. This is long overdue and especially timely as the two parties debate alternatives for future U. S. health care.

Single-Payer NHI: The Only Way the US Can Ever Get Affordable Health Care

John Geyman | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

Now that Bernie Sanders has brought forward his progressive agenda, including real health care reform through a single-payer universal Medicare for all program, the knives are out from the Republicans as well as Hillary Clinton to distort and discredit this option with false information and voodoo numbers.

Corpocracy vs. Democracy in Health Care Reform

John Geyman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Geyman

Since corporate dollars trump individual votes, we have a corpocracy, not a democracy.

In Global Recession, Health Care Reform Which Saves Money Is An Economic Imperative

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

While the so-called "debate" over health care reform heats up, the only real option to reform health care -- single-payer national health insurance (NHI) -- is being largely overlooked.

Wake Up and Smell the Health Insurance: The Key to Turning Around Starbucks

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Geyman

Starbucks has been a model among U. S. employers for its social responsibility to its work force since its founding. But today, Starbucks is hurting, its biggest challenge to future growth high health care costs.