Daily Archives: January 23, 2019

Reporting on a poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation that finds support for a Medicare-for-all plan drops when people are told that such a system could result in delays getting health care and in higher taxes, cites research from UMass Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute (PERI).

Reporting on a poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation that finds support for a Medicare-for-all plan drops when people are told that such a system could result in delays getting health care and in higher taxes, cites research from UMass Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) that Medicare-for-all would cost the government about $1.1 trillion in its first year, far less than the $25-35 trillion over 10 years cited in other studies. (Associated Press, 1/123/19)

Robert Pollin, distinguished professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) says a “Green New Deal” has the potential to create millions of new jobs.

Robert Pollin, distinguished professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), says a “Green New Deal” that shifts the United States from fossil fuels to clean energy has the potential to create millions of new jobs for people with all levels of education. (Earther, 1/21/19)