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Right-Wing Attacks on Sanders Show Misunderstanding of Single-Payer

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham Trump Is Trying to Ban Climate Science Because… Obama? US Abortion Rights Activists Can Draw Inspiration From Ireland Big Oil Pushes Corporate-Friendly Carbon Tax to Halt Green New Deal Wave Philosopher Herbert Marcuse on the Rise of Fascism in Europe Key US Allies in the Middle East […]

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An American doctor who conducted several medical and mental health evaluations of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London over the last two years says that she believes she was spied on and that the confidentiality of her doctor-patient relationship with Assange was violated. Dr. Sondra Crosby, an associate professor of medicine and […]

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New York City declares public health emergency over measles outbreak By Kate Randall 11 April 2019 A large outbreak of measles in the Orthodox Jewish community in parts of Brooklyn prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare a public health emergency on Tuesday. Health officials said that the city would require unvaccinated people living in […]

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Leaders Violated Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Report Finds

April 4, 2019           |                                       

This article was produced in partnership with The New York Times. Top officials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center repeatedly violated policies on financial conflicts of interest, fostering a culture in which profits appeared to take precedence over research and patient care, according to an outside review released on Thursday. The findings followed months of […]

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ProPublica Illinois and ProPublica Local Reporting Network Partnership Win Awards of Excellence in Health Care Journalism

March 27, 2019           |                                       

The Association of Health Care Journalists announced Wednesday that ProPublica Illinois’ “Stuck Kids” series won an Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism in the health policy category, and “Half-Life,” a collaboration between the Santa Fe New Mexican and ProPublica, won in the public health category. “Stuck Kids,” by ProPublica Illinois reporter Duaa Eldeib, exposed […]

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Mention the word “caregiver” and what is the first thought that comes to mind? Older? Exceptional? Isolated and disconnected? Homebound and unemployed? Each of these stereotypes about care and caregivers is becoming increasingly outdated for the approximately 45 million people in the United States and 6.5 million people in the UK who’ve provided informal, unpaid […]

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“UC for the Many, Not the Few”: Solidarity on the California Picket Lines, In Photos

March 21, 2019           |                                       

March 21 | Web Exclusive Nearly 40,000 workers at the University of California (UC) went out on a 24-hour strike March 20. The strike, which took place at all 10 campuses and 5 medical centers affiliated with the UC system, is the largest strike of 2019 to date, thanks to the significant number of solidarity […]

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Former Vice President Joe Biden waves after speaking at the International Association of Firefighters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 12, 2019. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP “The definition of insanity,” Einstein didn’t say, “is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Have the Democrats gone mad? Are they really […]

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The Time for Medicare-for-All Has Finally Arrived

March 6, 2019           |                                       

Last week, as the media focused on President Donald Trump’s North Korea summit in Vietnam and the congressional testimony of his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, a largely overlooked news conference took place, announcing legislation that could save millions of lives. Seattle Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal introduced the Medicare For All Act of 2019, the […]

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Meet the Kids Who Confronted Senator Feinstein

March 1, 2019           |                                       

Youth climate activists as young as 7 years old confronted California Senator Dianne Feinstein last week in San Francisco, demanding she sign on to the Green New Deal. We speak with 12-year-old Rio and his sister, 10-year-old Magdalena, who were among the protesters who spoke to Senator Feinstein. They are members of Earth Guardians San […]

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