(WASHINGTON POST) E.J. Dionne Jr â He would replace our current health-care hodgepodge with a Medicare-for-all single-payer system. He thinks the government should provide free college education for all comers, arguing that the Scandinavian nations and Germany are âÂ that the future of their countries depends on the education their young people get.â
And far from cutting Social Security, he wants to expand benefits. Why? Because the decline in employer-guaranteed pensions is leaving many of todayâs retirees (and will likely leave most of tomorrowâs) without the retirement security that was once far more common. He is also big onÂ pre-kindergarten and paid sick leave.