Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: health care

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.

The food industry puts profits over public health using big tobacco’s...

In certain cases, preemption—when a higher level of government limits the authority of a lower level to enact new policies—can devastate public health.

How to keep America’s public workers safe as we emerge from...

In a crisis like that, public servants will rely on the public to stand with them in demanding that officials implement aggressive safety plans and provide the other resources that workers need.

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Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.