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Tag: CDC

Coronavirus pandemic in US fueled by stunted CDC budget & lack...

We are joined by two epidemiologists to examine the response so far around the world and in the United States.

House Democrats allocate $50 million to study gun violence

While funding for this type of study hasn't been allocated in more than two decades, gun violence prevention organizations and doctors' groups have sought this money to address gun violence.

Former CDC Director arrested on sex abuse charges

Although Frieden and the victim have reportedly known each other for more than 20 years, they were not believed to have had an intimate relationship.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

New ICE policy gives immigrant families a cruel choice, two more government agencies ax climate change from their websites, a majority of Americans want Citizens United overturned, and more.

CDC Director resigns amid controversy over tobacco stocks

“You don’t buy tobacco stocks when you are the head of the CDC. It’s ridiculous; it gives a terrible appearance.”

CDC “banned words” projected onto the Trump Hotel

“You cannot erase us.”

Trump administration bans CDC from using these words

A CDC analyst said he was unable to recall a previous time when words were banned from budget documents because they were considered controversial.

Collusion or coincidence? Records show EPA efforts to slow herbicide review...

Released communications show the EPA and Monsanto working in concert to stall a toxicology review that a unit tied to the CDC was conducting on glyphosate.

CDC scientists expose agency corruption

Given this long history of deeply entrenched scientific chicanery at the CDC, it's no surprise that scientists are now complaining

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.