Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: veteran affairs

Exposed to agent orange at US bases, veterans face cancer without...

The half dozen veterans who spoke with KFF Health News said they want the military to take responsibility.

How America can better care for its veterans

Veterans deserve a system of care that serves them as reliably as they did the nation.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Former VA doctor sentenced to 25 years in federal prison

“Today, [Jonathan] Yates has been called to account for his heinous acts. While his prison sentence will not undo the significant harm Yates inflicted on the victims, we hope that it will ease their pain.”

Former VA doctor charged with civil rights offense

At least two other veterans have reportedly accused Dr. Jonathan Yates of abusing them in similar manners.

Blue Water Veterans Now Get Agent Orange Rights

January 29, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released a decision which marks a seismic shift in the field...

VA shadow rulers had sway over contracting and budgeting

New disclosures and investigations are straining the three Trump associates’ relationship with the new VA secretary.

VA official pleads guilty to bribery, fraud, and obstruction charges

From 2015 through 2017, James King used his position as a Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program counselor at the VA to demand bribes from the owners of at least three separate schools in exchange for funds using the veterans’ federal benefits.

Don’t let Trump betray veterans

Is the Trump administration working on a scheme fronted by the billionaire Koch brothers to "privatize" the VA health system?

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden...

Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.
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Boeing is everything wrong with American capitalism

Boeing’s descent is a case study in how American capitalism has become so rotten. Robert Reich explains.