This is a pivotal moment in American history. Do we, as a nation, join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee comprehensive health care to every person as a human right? Or do we maintain a system that is enormously expensive, wasteful and bureaucratic, and is designed to maximize profits for big insurance companies, the pharmaceutical industry, Wall Street and medical equipment suppliers?
"Bernie Sanders: Why We Need Medicare for All" is from the September 12, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bernie Sanders and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.