Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: healthcare

The bs about Medicare-for-all has to stop!

It is increasingly clear that the wagons have circled both in the Democratic National Committee and in the news media to shut...

Sanders joins union leaders and healthcare workers in protesting ‘corporate greed’-fueled...

"People will get hurt, and they will die as a direct result of this one man's action."

A digital path to health for all

Global leaders at the recent annual gathering of the World Health Assembly in Geneva expressed worry and optimism in almost equal measure. Delegates at...

Congress loves socialized health care — for itself

For $3.5 trillion a year, shouldn’t we Americans have a world-class health care system? Yet while we spend the most of any advanced nation...

The nonprofit hospital that makes millions, owns a collection agency and...

In July 2007, Carrie Barrett went to the emergency room at Methodist University Hospital, complaining of shortness of breath and tightness in...

Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to bribing state senator

“Raveendran’s plea based on his egregious criminal conduct underscores our decision to charge him initially for Medicaid fraud following our extensive investigation involving millions of documents.”

‘There is no middle ground:’ Bernie Sanders says Democrats must not...

"In my view, we will not defeat Donald Trump unless we bring excitement and energy into the campaign, and unless we give millions of working people and young people a reason to vote, and a reason to believe that politics is relevant to their lives."

To be sick and not rich

Any version of Medicare for All would be likely to cost less, be so much simpler to access, and ultimately save lives.

#PeoplesWave Rises Up For #MedicareForAll

We took the streets because people – our people – are dying from corporate greed and government complacency. We need solutions to our health care crisis now, not later.

Medicare for All: Accept no substitutes

There’s only one Medicare for All plan, and it deserves widespread support – from its friends, its current enemies, and all the people in between.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...