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Gage Skidmore

The Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill was just one more reminder that Republicans are fair-weather friends to disabled Americans. more

Sep 29, 2017 4:10 PM Dispatches

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Peter Kaminski

Chicago’s proposed ordinance raising airport worker wages still leaves wheelchair pushers hustling. more

Aug 31, 2017 1:22 PM Dispatches

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Jamie

The anger Lewis generated among many disabled people is just as much of a part of his legacy as the money he raised to help them. more

Aug 23, 2017 10:31 AM Dispatches

Maybe someday, if a person doesn’t want to serve me, she’ll just have to say, “I’m sorry, but giving beer to a guy in a wheelchair is against my religion.” more

Aug 17, 2017 3:10 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Somewhere deep within the White House is a computer programmed to sniff out anniversaries of historic civil rights milestones and issue trite, hypocritical proclamation templates insincerely honoring those events. more

Aug 3, 2017 1:57 PM Dispatches

Disabled people playing dead on McConnell’s floor sums it up brilliantly—showing exactly what will happen if he gets what he wants, and exactly who is to blame. more

Jun 23, 2017 12:19 PM Dispatches

I have spent much of my life as an uninsured man, and the thought of going back is unimaginable. more

Jun 23, 2017 11:44 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

I saw my mother’s strength in a moment beyond her corporeal life. She knew she had a problem, and she had moved to sort through it. She just didn’t get the chance. more

Jun 21, 2017 4:18 PM Dispatches

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Walker image Gage Skidmore

Walker is not bent on drug testing anyone who wants to enter a library, sit on a park bench, or enroll their children in a public school. He is not planning to make wealthy people pee into a cup before they can use public courts. more

May 19, 2017 9:35 AM Dispatches

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Chris Emms

What better way to respond to businesses not in compliance for three decades than to give them a wee bit more time? more

Apr 19, 2017 1:09 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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There’s been a crackdown. From now on, it seems, only the state legislature can grant potty waivers. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:42 PM Dispatches

A look at lesser-known decisions by Trump's high court nominee show how students, teachers, and the disabled have been hurt. more

Apr 5, 2017 9:32 AM Public School Shakedown 3 Comments

The best way to make a piece of legislation bulletproof is to name it after a child, especially a disabled child. more

Mar 24, 2017 9:42 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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The White House

Throughout his judicial career, Gorsuch has exhibited a deep disregard for the rights and well-being of Americans with disabilities. more

Mar 22, 2017 11:34 AM Dispatches

Throughout his judicial career, Gorsuch has exhibited a deep disregard for the rights and well-being of Americans with disabilities. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

Republicans say they just want to make people more responsible for their own health care. Take inventory of your vital organs. Are some more vital than others? more

Mar 9, 2017 12:22 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

Until now, Ryan’s twisted fantasies about putting the screws to poor and disabled people weren’t serious threats, because President Obama was there with his veto pen. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:58 PM Magazine

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Gage Skidmore

The GOP strategy endangers the program’s most vulnerable recipients—by passing the buck to the states. So clever! more

Feb 9, 2017 11:14 AM Dispatches

Some people have to make a spectacle to assert power. But some people just have to sign a petition—or a campaign donation check. more

Feb 1, 2017 10:59 AM Dispatches

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