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Americans Don’t Really Want Medicare for All — They Want Japanese Health Care

Japan provides a model for Americans who want a system that covers everyone with no mandate and no new middle-class taxes

Activists marched to the offices of Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand in New York City on September 5, 2017. Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images

BBernie Sanders has made a habit of pointing out how much less other countries pay for health care. Throughout the Democratic…




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