Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: health care

Restoring our water systems should be top priority for Biden administration

Healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the “nice-to-have” column of environmental progress.

Why America’s future depends on rebuilding our factories

Biden’s Build Back Better campaign will make commonsense investments in U.S. manufacturing that put millions to work and ensure a reliable, high-quality supply of critical goods.

How Americans can help the frontline workers battling Covid-19

The pandemic highlighted the essential work that nursing home staff members perform—and the necessity of treating them as essential workers from now on.

How Mitch McConnell flouts the will of the American people

Right now, one person—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—stands in the way of America’s fight against COVID-19.

Teachers are on a tightrope with no safety net

The hybrid model teachers are being thrust into during the pandemic isn’t sustainable without more resources and support.

Why Trump’s health care move is an empty promise

Trump’s executive order can’t replace the protections and systems in the Affordable Care Act.

Online charter schools are not a solution to education in a...

Coronavirus and racism combined with online charters would create a plague of injustice that will never be wiped out.

Uninsured up from last year and pandemic likely to exacerbate this...

The Census concluded that while employer-sponsored insurance coverage increased last year, directly bought coverage, such as Obamacare, declined.

How America continues to fail the health care workers battling the...

For too many Americans, health care workers are out of sight, out of mind.

FDA-required tests on puppies slows progress to Covid treatment

Dosing puppies with drugs designed for humans won’t make people safer. In fact, it poses serious risks to human health.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."