Friday, February 22, 2019

Senators demand action in response to EPA’s decision to not set limits on toxic...

"Safe water is essential to the health and well-being of every American."

The billionaires are wrong; we can’t afford anything but single payer health care

The ACA did not solve our healthcare crisis. We need National Improved Medicare for All.

Trump’s EPA refuses to set limits on toxic chemicals in drinking water

"This administration prioritizes corporate profits over public safety, pure and simple."

This city made access to food a right of citizenship

A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: End hunger.

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.