Friday, December 6, 2019

Today’s children will face lifelong health effects from the climate crisis

"Without immediate action from all countries climate change will come to define the health of an entire generation.”
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The real deal with Medicare for All

Any Medicare for All is better than our present system.

A 12-step program to opioid justice

Finding peace amid the new opium wars.

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

Big Pharma has failed: the antibiotic pipeline needs to be taken under public ownership

Similar to the other major crisis of our era – climate change – the antibiotic crisis poses a fundamental threat to human wellbeing around the world.

There are 2,000 untested chemicals in packaged foods—and it’s legal

A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.

‘US can lead the world in finding the global cure for AIDS:’ Sanders announces...

"What we need is a grassroots political movement that will stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry and take the steps necessary to ensure we end the AIDS epidemic by 2025..."

Warren and Sanders: Medicare for All: Without a public option, it’s dead in the...

In this country, we have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare, and the VA (veterans) system. How in the world did that ever happen?

Now is the time to win national improved Medicare for All

If the movement continues to build support and keeps Medicare for All a central issue in the 2020 election, we can win National Improved Medicare for All in the early 2020s.

Hundreds of nurses stage die-in in front of Speaker Pelosi’s San Francisco office

On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of nurses and activists took to the streets of San Francisco to demand that Speaker Pelosi fight for the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384.