Monday, November 18, 2019

Student protesters are walking a tightrope in Hong Kong

The whole world is watching Hong Kong.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Watch: These Tucson teens are making sure they don’t leave reproductive health education access...

Find out how young people in Tucson are taking charge of their health.
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‘This is my home:’ Meet the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case to...

The Obama-era program has granted protection from deportation and a work permit to at least 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children.

Striking teachers are fighting for much more than paychecks

“Students continue to experience pain and trauma in our schools due to lack of resources, over-policing, and continuing threats of school closures.”

Hollow promises of a better life: Modern day slavery

Like many of the issues facing humanity, modern day slavery demands a coordinated consistent approach, cooperation and commitment, nor just among governments, but between nongovernmental organizations, and multinational corporations.

Why aren’t Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?

We can’t predict exactly what catalyst will trigger a mass movement in the U.S. like the ones we are seeing overseas, but with more and more Americans demanding an alternative to a system that doesn’t serve their needs, the tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere.
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‘Seattle is not for sale:’ Voters rebuke Amazon, re-electing Socialist Kshama Sawant

The re-election victory “has been a major repudiation, not only of Amazon and of Jeff Bezos himself, as the richest man in the world, but also it has been a referendum on the vision for Seattle.”

Is the run on the dollar due to panic or greed?

The banks could not function without public support. They should be turned into public utilities.

When disaster strikes, indigenous communities receive unequal recovery aid

“There are huge gaps in the way the federal government responds to tribes when a natural disaster occurs.”