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Jimmy Dore, Stef Zamorano, & Dave Dayen on today's Aggressive Progressives. The triad discuss single-payer healthcare, Dave's article in The Intercept, as well as Prop 98. Ron Placone joins and Michael Lighty, Supervisor of Public law from the CNA, skypes into talk about the healthcare costs.
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" Amid an unsure future for UNITED STATE healthcare, The golden state's overhaul effort has galvanized the left as well as received national focus. Yet the peculiarities of state law and process remain a mystery, permitting advocates to create a serious space between the assumptions of supporters and the very genuine obstacles in the means.
There's a factor that every California single-payer expense in the last 25 years– and also there have actually been at the very least 7, 2 which passed the legislature and also were vetoed, so we in the Golden State have actually seen this flick in the past– never includes a financing device. It's not always because of fear of voting for greater tax obligations, and even the two-thirds limit to raise a tax obligation in the legislature.
It's due to the fact that you can not do the financing without help from the voters, as a result of The golden state's fatal dependency to its corrupt kind of direct democracy. The blame, in other words, exists with ourselves." *.