Where Democratic presidential candidates stand on health care reform

JUDY WOODRUFF: Next, we return to a new series we’re launching on the policy positions of the 2020 presidential candidates. Tonight, Lisa Desjardins explores the various approaches to reforming health care coverage that some prominent contenders are advocating. First, some background. LISA DESJARDINS: In the big-name, big-field Democratic race for president, health care is the…

Republicans Lie About Health Care | All In | MSNBC

>>>THING ONE TONIGHT REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN CLAIMED THAT NOBODY DIES BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE. >>PEOPLE ON MEDICAID, EXCEPT DYING. >>NO ONE — YOU KNOW, THAT LINE IS SO INDEFENSIBLE. NOBODY DIES BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE. >>IF YOU’RE EXPLAINING TO A PARENT THAT THEIR TWO-YEAR-OLD HUSBAND AND THE FIRST THING THEY…

Republicans are playing with the future of the entire health insurance industry

Since the day it was signed into law, Obamacare has been on the defense. And in a Trump administration, it could actually be left in tatters. Only the Republicans don’t exactly have a health care plan to enact in its place. Their strategy: repeal and delay. They want to repeal Obamacare as quickly as possible,…

Larry Kudlow on health of US economy, possibility of new tax cuts

DAVID. DAVID: MARK. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. SPEAKING OF LARRY KUDLOW, PRESIDENT TRUMP’S TEAM IS TRYING TO CLEAN UP CONFUSION. HIS CHIEF ECONOMIC ADVISOR TELLING ME ON FOX BUSINESS ANOTHER TAX CUT PITCH IS INDEED COMING. LISTEN.>>WE ARE DEVELOPING AGAIN TAX CUTS 2.0. WE’RE TOUCHING BASE WITH ALL THE KEY PEOPLE IN THE ADMINISTRATION. DAVID:…

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

Most people agree that we need to improve our economic system somehow. Yet we’re also often keen to dismiss the ideas of capitalism’s most famous and ambitious critic, Karl Marx. This isn’t very surprising. In practice, his political and economic ideas have been used to design disastrously planned economies and nasty dictatorships. Nevertheless, we shouldn’t…

Won’t Medicare for All Destroy Jobs?

Hey David, won’t Medicare for all killed jobs? This is a really loaded question and I’m glad to have the opportunity to talk about it. There’s this imagery of killing jobs that is a very political imagery to be quite honest with you because the reality is that all of the time, governments, federal government,…

Rep. Tim Ryan on debate clash with Bernie Sanders over health care

>>Shannon: STANDBY IF YOU CAN REAL QUICKLY. WE’RE GOING TO BRING YOU PETER DOOCY AND WE WILL COME BACK. HE IS WITH TIM RYAN. HE WAS ONE OF THE GUYS WARNING US OF THE PACK DON’T GO SO FAR LEFT AND YOU LOSE THE POTENTIAL TO REACH VOTERS. PETER DOOCY IS TALKING WITH HIM NOW.>>SHANNON,…

The Social Determinants of Good Health

LET’S GET RIGHT GOT PROGRAM NOW. GUYS, THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR COMING ON BOARD. >>Dr. Lindsay: THANK YOU.>>Mekbib: THANKS FOR HAVING US. >>Terrance: LET’S GET RIGHT TO THE WHOLE TOPIC HERE. I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT, DR. LINDSAY, THAT WE EXAMINE AND REVIEW DEFINITIONS OF THINGS LIKE HEALTH DISPARITIES, HELD INEQUALITIES AND HEALTH INEQUITY.…

Kamala Harris keeps shifting her health care position

-I intend to co-sponsor the Medicaid for All bill. And — Because it’s just the right thing to do. I am proud to co-sponsor it. It is about saying that this is about a right, not about a privilege for a few. You don’t have to go through the process of going through an insurance…