Thursday, April 18, 2019

Medicare for All: Accept no substitutes

There’s only one Medicare for All plan, and it deserves widespread support – from its friends, its current enemies, and all the people in between.

Monsanto found liable for French farmer’s illness

A French appeals court ruled Thursday that Monsanto was liable for causing illness in a farmer who inadvertently inhaled one of its...

Underfunding labor & delivery: A national disgrace that discriminates against women’s & babies’ rights...

Is getting born any less of a right than the “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” set piece that buttresses our opening national gambit?

The War Within Initiative helps pay off $5 million in medical bills for veterans

The fundraising drive "sparked the compassion of donors" to lift the medical debt of service members, veterans and their families.

Big Pharma, big greed: Death by prescription

The powerful corporate and government forces that minimize the less powerful must be challenged, even in the face of overwhelming odds.

Why Trump’s goon in charge of Medicare and Medicaid should resign immediately

Seema Verma’s attacks on Medicare and Medicaid, along with her close involvement in the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken and destroy the Affordable Care Act, have hurt Verma’s public image.

Republicans on health care: Do vast harm

The message is clear: to Republicans, health care is a right only for the rich; the rest can suffer and die. The GOP Hippocratic oath is: Do vast harm.

It’s the for-profit health care industry telling us we can’t afford Medicare for All

We need leaders who represent us and not the for-profit health care industry.

Monsanto ordered to pay $80M after causing man’s cancer

The jury found Monsanto guilty of negligence and failing to adequately warn consumers of Roundup weed killer’s cancer risks.

Food companies intentionally make their products addictive, and it’s making us sick

Foods with unnaturally high levels of sugar and salt keep Americans snacking their way to obesity.