Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: health care

Why America’s health care workers are escalating their fight for fair...

“People are sick and tired, and they’ve had enough, and they’re ready to stand up and fight back.”

Why America needs a national program of paid sick and family...

America remains the only major industrialized country without a universal paid leave program.

Why the U.S. must bolster retraining for workers harmed by unfair...

Relative to the size of its economy, the United States spends far less on worker training programs than many other industrial countries.

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm...

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Yes, home care is infrastructure—don’t let them play word games with...

Infrastructure, like charity, begins at home.

A Father’s Day guide to paid family leave

A national paid family leave plan promotes equitable participation in paid family leave and would mitigate the disparities and barriers that discourage fathers from taking paternity leave.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved...

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

What comes after this plastic-filled pandemic?

A new generation of medical professionals is tasked with undoing decades of hospitals’ easy reliance on single-use plastic.

Sanders addresses health care workforce shortage under new bill Addressing the...

The massive shortage was exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sanders said.

Biden administration ends Trump-era rule, banning discrimination against transgender people in...

“Everyone – including LGBTQ people - should be able to access health care, free from discrimination or interference, period.”

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.