Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: health care

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.

Pre-existing conditions: The age group most vulnerable if coverage goes away

It is hard to imagine protection for pre-existing coverage for those 55-64 being overturned given the universal appeal of this mandate and the policy reports already being generated.

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.”

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”