(from the archive) Universal health care as a progressive issue
10 March, 2009
By Kristjan Wager
Reforming the system is the calling of the modern progressive movement.
There are several issues that I consider key issues for progressives, but I’ll only focus on one of them now: Universal health care. Universal health care is the general principle that everyone has access to good affordable health care, no matter their income. For most of the Western world, this is considered a given. However, in the US, it’s estimated that 18000 people dies per year because of lack of proper health care.
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