Selected Media


Democracy Now with Amy Goodman, “Calls Grow for Medicare for All,” March 31, 2022

All In with Chris Hayes, MSNBC, “Un-vaxxed tax: Should the unvaccinated have to pay more for health insurance?” August 12, 2021.

Mehdi Hasan Show, NBC Universal’s Peacock, “Medicare-for-All Debate Intensifies Amid Historic Job Losses“, March 24, 2021.

Fox Business News, Bulls and Bears, “US should transition to single-payer health care system: Dr. Adam Gaffney,” March 1, 2019.

NECN/NBC, “The Take” with Susan O’Connell, “What Would Medicare for All Mean for You?”, May 13, 2019.

NECN/NBC, “The Take” with Susan O’Connell, “The Case for Medicare-for-All,” August 10, 2017.

Discussing single payer live with Thom Hartmann on “The Big Picture“, May 6, 2016.


National Public Radio (WBUR), Radio BostonCambridge Doctor Pushes For Single-Payer Health System,” January 25, 2019.

National Public Radio (WAMU), 1A, “Single-Payer Gains Support In Congress, and In The Public,” September 14, 2017.

National Public Radio (WNYC, WGBH), The Takeaway, “In Healthcare Debate, Single-Payer Option Moves Front and Center,”  August 1, 2017.

BBC World Service, Newshour Extra, “What’s the Best Healthcare System,” June 30, 2017.

National Public Radio (WBUR), Radio OpenSource: Arts, Ideas, and Politics with Chris Lydon, “On the Traveling Medicine Show in Washington,” April 13, 2017.

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October 17, 2022, “Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults with diabetes ration insulin to save money, study finds,” NBC.

October 17, 2022, “1.3 million Americans with diabetes rationed insulin in the past year, study finds, ”

October 17, 2022, “1.3 million Americans ration insulin because of the cost, study says,” Boston Globe.

June 22, 2021, “Could the U.S. Have Saved More Lives? 5 Alternate Scenarios for the Vaccine Rollout,” New York Times.

May 28, 2021, “Poor Americans More Likely to Have Respiratory Problems, Study Finds,” New York Times.

June 10, 2020, “18 Million Americans Lack Adequate Health Insurance While Facing Greater Risk of Severe Coronavirus, Study Finds,Newsweek

April 30, 2019, “How coronavirus broke America’s healthcare system,” Financial Times.

November 15, 2019, “Elizabeth Warren proposes a transition phase before Medicare-for-all,” Washington Post

November 1, 2019, “How Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare-for-all plan would work,” Washington Post

July 29, 2019, “Kamala Harris’ new health plan draws critics from all sides,” Associated Press.

July 3, 2019, “Some Democrats Talk About Cosmetic Surgery Insurance. It Doesn’t Exist.,” New York Times.

June 29, 2019, “Democratic candidates dive into complicated health policy — with uneven results,” Washington Post.

April 21, 2019, “Hospital Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All‘, New York Times.

March 23, 2019, “Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History.’ New York Times

December 12, 2018, “The Political Fight for your Right to Healthcare,” Chicago Sun Times.

November 20, 2018, “Lobbyist Documents Reveal Health Care Industry Battle Plan Against ‘Medicare for All,The Intercept. 

August 31, 2017, “Single-Payer Healthcare: What is it?” Fox News. 

August 23, 2017, “We asked 7 experts about Sen. Brian Schatz’s big new Medicaid buy-in plan,” Vox.

July 10, 2017, “How to Sell ‘Medicare for All’ to All Americans,” The New Republic. 

January 9, 2017, “Anti-vaccine rant exposes conflict over hospitals’ embrace of alternative medicine,” STAT.  

September 27, 2016, “Clinton and Trump on Health,” BMJ Blogs.

June 3, 2016: ” Cancer Deaths Have Spiked During the Great Recession,” The Nation.


June 25, 2020. “Our Health Care is ‘Market Chaos‘”, Democracy.

April 29, 2019, “This advocate says Medicare-for-all won’t slash health prices. Here’s why he supports it anyway,” Vox.

May 9, 2017, “A Physician Urges Americans to Stand Up to Trumpcare,” Sarah Jaffe, Moyers & Company

April 6, 2017, “An Actual Doctor Debunks 7 Myths About Single Payer Healthcare,” Katie Halper, Paste Magazine.

March 10, 2017, “Six Questions for Dr. Adam Gaffney on the Dismal State of American Health Care,” Melissa Garriga, Washington Babylon.

May 12, 2016: “Doctors Agree with Sanders on Universal Health Care,” Alternet/New America Media


Crooked Conversation with Jon Favreau and Andy Slavitt, “Can We Have Medicare for All,” April 18, 2018.

This Week in Health Law, “Liberté, Egalité, et Single-Payer,” September 14, 2017.

Majority Report with Sam Seder:  “Why Medicare for All is The Answer,” August 9, 2017.

The Lancet Podcasts on the ACA and Trumpcare: 1, 2, and 3

British Medical Journal Podcast, “American Healthcare: What Next?“, March 29, 2017.