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Activist with ALS makes powerful case for healthcare reform


Activist Ady Barkan, who suffers from ALS, gave powerful testimony at the first-ever hearing on “Medicare for all”, using his own illness to make the case for health care reform. President of Barkan’s group, Jennifer Epps-Addison tells The Beat our healthcare system “is an insane system that prioritizes the profits of healthcare companies and insurance companies over the care that our families deserve”.