In the spirit of ‘we are in this together’ a Bernie supporter from Virginia started a GoFundMe for a Navy Veteran who had told Sanders he was prepared to end his life because he couldn’t get the care he needed and had no way to pay off his $139,000 medical bill.
Bernie Sanders was approached by a struggling vet during last Friday’s town hall event in Carson City, Nevada who silenced the room after telling Sanders he was going to kill himself.
A personal story about how losing 175lbs and learning about sustainable food shaped me into being a leftist activist.
The bill for three nights of hospital stay, access to oxygen, food and the routine checkup came with a shocking bill of $32,000. I was literally gobsmacked, but we were lucky; because we had our travel insurance with us, the out of pocket cost was AU$100 (US$73) and the Australian travel insurance took care of the rest of the bill.
The reason the healthcare debate isn’t actually a debate in this country is because talk of single-payer universal healthcare isn’t anywhere near the conversation. It’s so marginalized, which is pathetic, because the US is the only developed country in the world that doesn’t provide this to its citizens. When the idea of healthcare as a human right isn’t part of the US healthcare debate, guess what? – There ain’t no real debate.
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