Ady Barkan

In DNC Remarks, Dying Medicare for All Activist Ady Barkan Delivers Powerful Indictment of ‘Broken’ US Healthcare System

Medicare for All activist Ady Barkan, left paralyzed and unable to speak by ALS, delivered a powerful indictment of the “fundamentally broken” for-profit U.S. healthcare system in his remarks at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, decrying a status quo that saddles Americans with massive costs while providing inadequate treatment. “We live in the richest …

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Calling Ed Markey a ‘Benchmark’ Progressive, Dying Healthcare Activist Ady Barkan Endorses the Massachusetts Senator for Reelection

Ady Barkan, the healthcare activist dying of ALS who has spent years advocating for Medicare for All and other progressive policies, endorsed Sen. Ed Markey for reelection on Friday in his primary against Rep. Joe Kennedy. “Progressives should look to Sen. Ed Markey as the benchmark for the kind of candidate we should strive to …

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