Thursday, April 2, 2020

Emily Atkin

Emily Atkin
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Emily Atkin is a political reporter for ThinkProgress. Previously, she was a deputy editor for Climate Progress, and a reporter for the legal newswire Law360. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, The Daily Beast, The New York Observer, and on WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

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Media need to scrutinize Andrew Cuomo’s record, not crush on his words

It’s hard not to grasp for heroic leaders in a time of crisis, but heroes don’t talk about love and compassion while sacrificing the most vulnerable—and it’s media’s job to expose that hypocrisy, not swoon under Andrew Cuomo’s spell.

Using the global pandemic, EPA indefinitely suspends environmental protection laws

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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Public health first

The richest nation in the world surely has enough resources to keep its people safe at home for as long as it takes.