Healthcare

UNITED STATES

AFL-CIO Endorses Medicare for All... Well, Not Really

November 06, 2017 | The AFL-CIO passed a resolution that formally endorses Medicare for All, while at the same time it staunchly defends employer-based health insurance.

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

#OccupyTrumpcare Activists Arrested in Columbus

July 10, 2017 | Columbus, Ohio: Disability activists were brutally arrested while occupying Senator Portman’s office in protest of the Senate Healthcare Bill.

Greyson Van Arsdale

EUROPE

Strike at Berlin’s Largest Hospital

May 16, 2017 | This Wednesday at 8am, workers at the Charité – Berlin's biggest hospital with over 13,000 employees – are going on strike. They are fighting against poverty wages and outsourcing. International (...)

Wladek Flakin

GUEST POST

Repeal Market Health Care – It’s Time to Fight for Medicare For All

April 04, 2017 | The Affordable Care Act and the now-failed American Health Care Act are different versions of a market-led, for-profit health care insurance system.

Emma Vignola

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

January 14, 2017 | With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming (...)

Tre Kwon
Shreya Mahajan

The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer

June 21, 2016 | Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the (...)

John Leslie

ARGENTINA

Healthcare Workers, Stand up: Silence is Not Health

April 21, 2016 | Thousands of public sector workers across the country went on strike yesterday, with the largest concentrations in Buenos Aires Province. Among them were faculty and professors, judicial (...)

Tre Kwon

Health is Political

April 15, 2016 | Left Voice presents an interview with Joan Benach, author of several texts on public health, who discusses public health as a primarily political question, determined by historical-structural (...)

USA

Health Care Reform for Profit

February 14, 2014 | During the first days of 2014, Obamacare was put into effect, the hard-promoted health care reform, pushed by US President Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign. Beyond its (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre