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The biggest challenge facing tribal communities is the lack of real, widespread support that connects people to health care. Read more

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Hotel strikes in 2018 resulted in new agreements to increase wages and pensions, but the fight continues. Read more

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The angry families and the media didn’t go away. In the end, the senate capitulated to human decency. Read more

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The extra dollars that customers give to White Castle go to Autism Speaks, which could be responsible for spreading the abject fear of autism that fuels the anti-vaccination crowd. Read more

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The Trump Administration’s proposal to cut funding for the Special Olympics drew public scrutiny. Where’s the outrage over Medicaid cuts? Read more

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Molly Adams

The Medicare for All movement may be gaining steam, but so is its evil counterpoint. Read more

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Laura Kneedler

The American Medical Association, along with Planned Parenthood has just sued the Trump Administration for its ‘gag rule,’ on funding for abortion providers. Here's why the AMA says the rule, if implemented, “will be a national public health crisis.” Read more

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Roger McLassus

A lot of disabled folks are branded with the scarlet letter U, for “Uninsurable.” Efforts to change that are in danger. Read more

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Private interests are encroaching on emergency services. Read more

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Lorie Shaull

This is a moment anti-choice politicians and activists have been working toward for years. With Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, state-level activism will be front-and-center for protecting reproductive rights in 2019. Read more

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Mike Mozart

CVS’s recent merger will reduce competition among pharmacies significantly Read more

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Not every public protest will entice change, but that doesn't mean our efforts are futile. Read more

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Trump voters in swing states say they want populist reforms, and have enacted progressive change via ballot initiatives Read more

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Ted Eytan

Unless candidates tell us how they’re going to pay for their healthcare promises, we better not believe them. Read more

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Claire VanValkenburg

Now Trump will be able to say maybe he didn’t build that wall, but he did build a bureaucratic barbed wire fence that keeps out the lazy “public charges.” Read more

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“Many liberals and progressives who don’t buy the propaganda about climate, or about education, buy the propaganda about the VA.” Read more

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Arbitration agreements with medical facilities are all the rage these days. We’ve probably all signed them, whether we know it or not. Read more

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The West Virginia teachers won a raise, but the biggest fight, says Rebecca Diamond, teacher and member of the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, is still ongoing. Read more

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Noah Flora

Nipplegate has a long history in the Global South. Read more

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Molly Adams

This week was the 53rd anniversary of Medicare, created in the middle of the social agitation of the 1960s. Benjamin Day of Healthcare-NOW! talks about how today, we are in the middle of similar upheaval. Read more

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