As thousands of people die from the Coronavirus and millions file for unemployment, a third crisis is brewing behind the scenes: The health insurance crisis. Thanks to the economic cost of the pandemic, it is now projected that as many as 43 million Americans could lose their health insurance. This is one of the biggest flaws of our broken healthcare system, but none of our leaders seem to care very much about it. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced