New Prospects for Single-Payer Activists: Swimming in the Mainstream . . . With Sharks

by Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H and David U. Himmelstein, M.D.

The answers to the attacks on single payer:

  • *Won’t single payer break the bank?
  • *Why not a public option?
  • *Why not the German, Swiss, or Dutch reform keeping private insurers?
  • *Why not incremental reforms; Won’t single payer be too disruptive?