Monday, January 21, 2019

EU approval of glyphosate based on review that plagiarized Monsanto studies

"Just as tobacco companies can no longer talk about the health benefits of smoking, the chemical industry shouldn't be able to write its own authorization for its own potentially harmful products."

In a victory for reproductive rights, judge blocks Trump’s attempt to rollback birth control...

"Today is a good day. Because of this injunction, women in 13 states can still access birth control under the ACA."

Shutoffs continue as the people of Detroit fight for water as a human right

“That’s why a lot of people in Detroit are choosing water over medicine, water over rent, water over new shoes for their kids." “Because it’s such a huge percentage of people’s income right now.”

Sanders and Khanna unveil bill to lower drug prices to combat greedy corporations

"How many people need to die, how many people need to get unnecessarily sicker before Congress is prepared to take on the greed of the prescription drug industry?"

8 out of 10 Democrats want Medicare for All to be an ‘extremely important...

Medicare for All is a viable option that more politicians may want to be on board with if they plan to impress voters.

How to operate Medicare

If you want a good society, then figure out a way so that the good doctors and good teachers get to run their professions. In other words, the politicians don't get to do it.

Using Medicare in Mexico

Would you support an amendment to the Medicare law permitting American citizens to use Medicare benefits to pay for health care in approved medical facilities located outside the United States?

Here are the worst abortion restrictions conservative state lawmakers passed this year

These included everything from bans on the safest, most common form of second-trimester abortion to laws that would outright re-criminalize abortion.

Elizabeth Warren introduces bill that would lower drug costs

“The solution here is not to replace markets, but to fix them. The Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act will introduce more competition into the prescription drug market, and bring down prices for consumers.”

Demand transparency in Medicare for All

There is too much at stake. People will not let the Democrats send the movement off course again.