Excellent discussion on the Democratic proposals, Republican obstruction, and the only real answer: single payer.
As one would expect from a political system dominated by corporations and the wealthy, the options before us are:
(1) The Republican-backed status quo, which leaves nearly 50,000,000 Americans uninsured.
(2) The Democratic plan, which retains private insurance companies and imposes a "health care mandate" that requires every citizen to buy insurance — a massive giveaway to wealthy, private interests at the expense of the American people.
Bill Moyers discusses the healthcare debate with Trudy Lieberman (City University of New York), and Marcia Angell, MD (Harvard Medical School)
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