Is single-payer health care really feasible in America? For one Texas physician, the answer is an unqualified ‘yes.’
On this episode, Commonweal associate editor Regina Munch speaks with Ricardo Nuila, an internist at Houston’s Ben Taub hospital and author of the new book The People’s Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine.
Then, as Commonweal approaches its centennial in 2024, we’re featuring brief reflections on writers we’ve published since our founding. Here, associate editor Griffin Oleynick reflects on the spiritual writing of the late John Garvey.
For further reading:
- Paul Farmer’s theology of accompaniment
- Luke Mayville campaigns for healthcare in Idaho
- Pope Francis’s priorities for Catholic healthcare
- John Garvey on spiritual surrender
“Medicine inhabits both the material and spiritual worlds.”—Ricardo Nuila
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