Tag: health care
The game-changing promise of an OTC birth control pill
The U.S. appears likely to legalize over-the-counter contraception—a critical step in increasing women’s bodily autonomy and economic independence.
The real reason Disney is defying DeSantis
A corporation does not have morals—it has a bottom line. Disney’s lawsuit against Florida is more about being able to reap profits while underpaying workers than it is about protecting LGBTQ communities.
How union workers are fighting to save veterans
“It’s hard for veterans to ask for help.”
How union workers are fighting to save America’s beleaguered health care...
Health care workers who battled COVID-19 are fighting for the safe staffing levels needed to protect their communities on a daily basis and prevent the already-fragile care system from collapsing in the next pandemic.
How leaders in the Department of Labor are fighting for workers’...
“We have an opportunity right now to buy American and build America like never before.”
What Kevin Alexander Gray taught me
The late civil rights activist and author didn’t let elected officials off the hook, no matter how liberal. He understood the importance of intersectionality and what it takes to achieve progressive change.
International pharmaceutical company announces $35 cap on insulin in the US
The changes, which represent a 70 percent decrease in price, will go into effect at the end of 2023.
Why student debt cancellation is reasonable, not radical
The right has narrowed the parameters of discussion on student debt forgiveness, and President Biden is not fighting back aggressively enough. We should, in fact, center the idea of fairness in this debate.
‘Time to end the greed’: Sanders vows bill to cap price...
"Insulin manufacturers have shown time and time again that they will put their CEOs' profits over patients' lives."
How Howard Schultz made Starbucks the poster child of corporate abuse
The billionaire CEO returned to Starbucks to curb union activity. His union busting has been so egregious that the company’s already poor reputation is now in tatters.