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July 20, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Full-time work and health insurance

Medicare for all

President Barack Obama, standing with Morgan Theriot, a self-employed woman from Silver Spring, Md.,  speaks about the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. [AP Photo/Susan Walsh.]

President Barack Obama, standing with Morgan Theriot, a self-employed woman from Silver Spring, Md., speaks about the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. [AP Photo/Susan Walsh.]

Froma Harrop is so right about a “Medicare for all” health plan. [“Column: Curse of the full-time job,” Opinion, July 16.]

Employers would be free to allow job-sharing, employees could choose part-time work, and a huge cause of labor strife would disappear.

Anne Thureson, Seattle

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