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Tag: health care

Trump’s drug price reforms amount to a ‘sugar-coated nothing pill’

The president says he wants to lower drug prices, but Big Pharma isn't fooled.

Trump slashes $7 billion from children’s health program

The move is being called "despicable on every level."

US health care ranks last among the 11 developed nations

The Commonwealth Fund's evaluation report noted that "a drastic change in course" is needed to compete with similar nations.

New proposal designed to confuse public and prevent Medicare for All

Our tasks at this moment are to understand what the power holders are offering, recognize why it is a false solution and reject it.

National improved Medicare for All making progress

When the opposition steals your language to confuse and misdirect, we know we are winning.

Here’s the first state to freeze enrollment to Children’s Health Insurance...

In six states – Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Texas, Utah and Virginia – officials have said they will end the state programs completely if Congress doesn't approve funding.

Disabled activist explains why he confronted Sen. Jeff Flake on airplane

“Republican politicians need to hear those voices. They need to take the blinders off and recognize what this bill will really do to people like me.”

Federal judge rules in favor of women on birth control

“This is just the first step, but today is a critical victory for millions of women and families and for the rule of law.”

The moral urgency of mental health

Western governments are neglecting an opportunity to reduce the great misery caused by mental illness, even though the net cost would be nil.

Leading Democrats are way behind the public on health care

60 percent of Americans support single payer health care. So why is the party leadership dragging its feet?

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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Blistering U.N. report: Trump administration’s policies designed to worsen poverty & inequality

40 million Americans live in poverty, and 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty.

Rapidly becoming irrelevant in America: The principles of ethics and morality

It appears that we have entered an era in this nation’s history is which the principles of ethics and morals are becoming irrelevant in both this government and our society.

The Chomsky challenge for Americans

Americans might want to learn how to take Chomsky’s challenge – imagine ourselves in others’ situation – before it’s too late to imagine anything at all.

The constitutional crisis is now

We are no longer trying to avert a constitutional crisis. We are living one.

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