Joe Sanberg

How Warren's plan to take profit out of health care would lift millions of families out of poverty

Poverty makes people sick. Families in poverty are more likely than wealthy families to get sick, stay sick, and delay medical treatment because of cost. What’s not recognized enough is that our broken and unfair private health insurance system actually helps facilitate the movement of money from the poor to the rich.

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Two entrepreneurs explain why the health insurance industry is a direct threat to the middle class

Among many recent troubling headlines was this one: “Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class.” That story came on the heels of a report that consumer debt in the United States hit $14 trillion in the first quarter of the year, a level not seen since just before the financial crash of 2008.

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