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Ryan’s American Health Care Act is a grotesque, stitched-together, rightwing monster, offering staggering tax breaks for America’s very richest citizens while stripping health-care coverage for tens of millions of Americans in desperate need. more

Mar 20, 2017 3:04 PM Dispatches

To understand the magnitude of Donald Trump’s distorted priorities, we compared Pentagon spending with domestic programs he wants to cut. Pentagon "waste” alone dwarfs all other agency spending. Take a look. more

Mar 17, 2017 4:32 PM Dispatches

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Simply defending the ACA won't be enough without understanding the human need and the ways in which the system has already left many out. more

Mar 10, 2017 10:35 AM Multimedia

Like Obamacare but with half the ingredients and twice the cruelty. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM Multimedia

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

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Sage Ross

People are making trouble for Republican members of Congress who seek to repeal the Affordable Care Act. more

Mar 1, 2017 2:03 PM Dispatches

New tests hold promise. But without careful validation of their safety and effectiveness by folks who don't have a financial stake in their use, how will people distinguish hype from real evidence? more

Feb 22, 2017 11:56 PM Magazine

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Edward Kimmel

Progressives take the fight to the right: Elizabeth Warren is off the Senate floor but all over social media, Bernie Sanders takes on Ted Cruz over healthcare, and Mark Pocan leads the Congressional Progressive Caucus. more

Feb 9, 2017 4:24 PM Dispatches

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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

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Jennifer Towne

From the ground of Chicago’s rally, there was no end in sight to the crowd. more

Jan 23, 2017 11:43 AM Dispatches

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Brian Alberth

Trump’s ascendancy to the White House has turbo-charged Congressional Republicans’ drive to repeal the ACA — but that is being met with resistance. more

Jan 17, 2017 3:00 PM Dispatches

In this podcast Sarah Jaffe talks with Mariame Kaba on resisting the repeal of Obamacare. more

Jan 16, 2017 4:53 PM Multimedia

It will be like he was never here. more

Jan 5, 2017 3:10 PM Multimedia 2 Comments

Even the federal safeguard failed Flint’s residents. more

Dec 21, 2016 3:41 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Forty years ago the UN General Assembly passed a resolution against "hostile environmental modification techniques." But before that hundreds of thousands had been affected by the toxic herbicide. more

Dec 9, 2016 4:08 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

It will be good to put all this uncivil discourse behind us. more

Oct 20, 2016 1:49 PM Dispatches

Since when are low income disabled people a "special interest?" more

Jul 22, 2016 6:35 PM Dispatches

The very people responsible for this problem won't have to deal with the consequences. more

Jul 18, 2016 2:07 PM Dispatches

This ruling is a turning point in the fight to restore reproductive rights for women. more

Jun 27, 2016 9:16 PM Dispatches

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