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The Single-Payer Party? Democrats Shift Left on Health Care

Allison Miller checking a patient’s blood pressure during free health screenings in Los Angeles in 2012. On Thursday, California’s State Senate approved a preliminary plan for enacting single-payer health care. David McNew / Getty Images By ALEXANDER BURNS and JENNIFER MEDINA New York Times June 3, 2017 – For years, Republicans savaged Democrats for supporting […]

Millenial Power: Bernie Sanders Is Running a Shadow Campaign

By Leonid Bershidsky Bloomberg View Oct 21, 2016 – In Colorado, Bernie Sanders isn’t just acting as a surrogate for Hillary Clinton. He’s also holding separate events to keep his movement and its issues alive in a state he won handily in the June Democratic primary. Now he is urging his followers to support a […]

Bay Area Nurses Strike Over Patient Care

Big Hospitals Get Tax Breaks for Community Benefits — But Don’t Earn Them Kaiser nurses strike over patient care — as Kaiser shortchanges care for low-income people Editor’s note: As Kaiser nurses walk the picket lines (we will be reporting more on the strike later this week) it’s worth noting that these “nonprofit” hospitals aren’t […]