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A Full-Throated Case For Single-Payer Health Insurance

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"Medicare For All" and "Socialized Medicine" are diametrically opposed terms that really mean one thing: a single-payer health insurance, like our Medicare. 

Advocates for such a system tout its potential ease of use, while opponents warn of long waits for care. 

Count Timothy Faust strongly in the Yes column; he is the author of Health Justice Now, a full-throated defense of single-payer.  The author joins us to answer many questions about how such a system might work in the United States. 

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