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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.” 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. 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. more

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Noah Flora

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

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Employers are still dumping workers for using pot, even where it's legal. more

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“I’m searching in vain for an antonym for the word ‘refugee.’ I need that word to characterize people, myself included, who feel compelled to stay in their states.” more

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A new team of billionaires, led by a prominent surgeon and storyteller, has plans for our health care system. more

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Laura Franco

The Trump team wants to make it easier for health providers to refuse care because of their religious beliefs. more

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The President’s plan leaves more Americans getting sick and more dying too young. He’s letting drug-makers get away with murder. more

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Stephen Reid

Community health centers offer a safety net plus a whole lot more, pioneering creative and practical health and wellness programs that really make a difference. Are they in danger? more

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"We've got to help people understand that these puppets have strings, man, and that we're being manipulated." more

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Ady Barkan became a household name for speaking out during the fight for the Affordable Care Act and then against the GOP tax cut bill, which threatens healthcare programs. He's got a lot more things to say. more

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Tennessee officials just barred citizens from carrying homemade signs in the state legislature, where they are allowed to bring loaded guns... more

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Close your eyes, and conjure up an image of an autistic kid. What springs to mind? Is the child a boy? more

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Children's healthcare was a bargaining chip in the latest showdown in Congress, but with the government shutdown over for now, Republicans are planning more healthcare cuts. more

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As if getting older or facing disability isn't challenge enough the Republican tax plan portends a grim future for people relying on federal medical programs. more

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Sarah Bigney

Maine Senator Susan Collins was one of three votes to stop ACA repeal. But last week, after getting empty promises that are already being walked back, she voted for a tax bill that include big healthcare cuts. Her constituents are not pleased. more

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The Republicans want to cut Medicaid without thinking about the consequences. more

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“It will be increasingly important to maintain our public image as useless and miserable.” more

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