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Republican leaders are so obsessed with destroying Medicaid that they will try again and again. So the fight is far from over. I have found hope in the idea that collective protest action can turn the tide against the GOP’s agenda. more

Jul 19, 2017 1:40 PM Dispatches

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courtesy of Gary Zuckett

Donald Trump won West Virginia, but many of its residents are having buyer's remorse. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:26 AM Multimedia

There isn’t an asterisk on the Constitution that says “Except disabled Americans.” more

Jul 11, 2017 10:26 PM Multimedia

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Gage Skidmore

A House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was also deemed dead—until Republicans mustered enough votes to pass it. Still, the news for Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is hardly encouraging. more

Jul 10, 2017 1:18 PM Dispatches

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courtesy of Hoosier Action

After the election, Myerson wanted to build something in a place with little progressive infrastructure. He found himself in Bloomington, Indiana. more

Jul 5, 2017 2:22 PM Multimedia

Even though the Affordable Care Act has problems, it is much better than dropping 22 million people from their health insurance and chopping Medicaid by $772 billion or so. more

Jun 29, 2017 9:09 AM Multimedia

For those on Medicaid, the thought of going back to the days of having no health insurance is unimaginable. But that's what TrumpCare has in store for more than 22 million Americans. more

Jun 28, 2017 4:19 PM Op-Eds

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Wokandapix

As much damage as the bill would do in the next decade, it would continue devastating our health care system for generations. more

Jun 27, 2017 8:34 AM 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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Gage Skidmore

The top 1 percent are raking in more now than in the free-market loving administrations of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Do we really want more of the same? more

Jun 21, 2017 10:32 AM Dispatches

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Carson City WFP

"Asking for healthcare shouldn’t be that big of a deal when we create the wealth as employees, as workers." more

Jun 19, 2017 4:50 PM Multimedia

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Flickr - David Sanabria

Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

Trump, who held a Rose Garden celebration after the bill’s passage in the House, has called the legislation “mean.” more

Jun 15, 2017 11:04 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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courtesy of Indivisible

Indivisible's policy director weighs in on the do-or-die moment for Trumpcare. more

Jun 14, 2017 2:00 PM Multimedia

Nijmie Dzurinko, from Put People First PA, talks about organizing vs mobilizing, healthcare as a human right, the false dichotomy of race and class, and what a unified working class movement looks like. more

May 30, 2017 12:00 PM Multimedia

Ellen Bravo co-directs Family Values@Work, a network of coalitions in twenty-four states winning paid sick days and paid family medical leave insurance. more

May 25, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

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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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