Will House Republicans “Jump Off the Cliff” and Cut Healthcare for 24 Million Americans?

AMY GOODMAN: President Trump has issued Republican lawmakers an ultimatum: If the Republicans don’t pass a healthcare bill today, he will leave the Affordable Care Act in place. Trump made the threat Thursday, hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan called off a vote on their plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, after failing to […]

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Dr. Adam Gaffney says “we should be skeptical” of Trump’s proposed healthcare plan

How do you respond to those critics who say that if Medicare for all were implemented, that many of the best doctors would desert that system and would not make their services available through it? That’s a very unreasonable claim. If you look at countries, like Canada, for instance, that have a single-payer system, essentially […]

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Sudanese Stanford Ph.D. Student Speaks Out After Being Detained at JFK Under Trump Muslim Ban

Sudanese Stanford Ph.D. Student Speaks Out After Being Detained at JFK Under Trump Muslim Ban

JUAN GONZÁLEZ: As we continue our coverage of Donald Trump’s executive order, we’re joined by Nisrin Elamin, a Ph.D. student in anthropology at Stanford University and a Sudanese citizen. AMY GOODMAN: She was detained at JFK airport Friday evening, shortly after Donald Trump’s executive order banning visitors from seven countries, including Sudan, went into effect. […]

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