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California Democrats Kill Single-Payer, Again

Progressive Democrats in California proposed a statewide single-payer healthcare system. Assembly Bill 1400, or...

Kshama Sawant Column – Social Security, Medicare: “Scrap the cap!”

On August 8, 2015, Councilmember Kshama Sawant celebrated the 70th anniversary of Social Security...

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Obamacare Upheld by Supreme Court

Even with the favorable court decision today, one thing is clear, we need a better system. Unions that organize health care workers should lead the way, mobilizing to defend working families from attacks like King v. Burwell and fighting for a universal health care system for all.

The Limits of “Obamacare”

By Marty Harrison Registered Nurse and PASNAP Member Philadelphia, PA Over 7.1 million people previously without health...

Bernie Sanders for President in 2016?

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders has stated that he is considering running for president. Socialist Alternative is glad that Sanders is seeking a dialogue with progressive and left activists.

Socialist Alternative to Capitalism’s Sickness System

That a country with the wealth of the U.S. has failed to provide free, quality health care for its citizens is a travesty. This is despite the U.S. health care industry costing more per person that any other in the world. Obama’s policy, while extending health care to tens of millions of Americans, is flawed since it preserves all the structural problems of the present system and allows corporate interests to deliver it.

Obama’s Flawed Health Care Plan – For Single-Payer Health Care

For better or worse, Obama’s health plan will start to roll out this fall. While it’s hard to predict many factors about how this will ultimately work out in practice, the details that are now emerging confirm the warning Socialist Alternative gave back in 2009. We said then how this Obama Affordable Care Act (ACA) will disappoint most workers and young people as a solution to the horrible health care crisis facing workers in the U.S.

Health Care “Reform” – Democrats Cave to Corporate Interests

The Senate Democrats have mustered up a fragile compromise on health reform, defeating a...

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