Tag Archives: healthcare

More news about the harsh realities of the ACA (AKA ObamaCare)

“This post is a round-up of the current issues in the never-ending saga of ObamaCare, Rube Goldberg device (an example for those who came in late[1]). There are three current issues:

1) The new and improved ObamaCare website. Does it make “smart shopping” possible? Spoiler alert: No.

2) The collapse of ObamaCare co-ops. Was it pre-ordained when ObamaCare was passed? Spoiler alert: Yes, but there’s unexpected hope.

3) The current court challenge to ObamaCare, Sissel. What does it tell us about Democrats?”

(There’s plenty more to cover — premium increases, for one, as well as the actual policies made available — but these three issues are the hot stories right now.)

– By Lambert Strether of Corrente at nakedcapitalism.com

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@chunkymark with the appropriate response to the ransacking of the UK by neoliberal corporate scum

Warning: Turn your volume down. There will be screaming.


Click here if you want to learn more. You can see Mark’s movie and read what I wrote about him and the general state of affairs.


Healthcare: problems and solution

A partial description of the problems:

Mostly facts in the above video, but a sad conclusion and disingenuous to boot because there is a relatively easy answer that can actually be implemented: single-payer healthcare, also known as medicare for all and universal healthcare:


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America is #1 again…In highest cost for giving birth in the world

American Way of Birth, Costliest in the World
Click to go to NYT article