Posts Tagged: health care

‘We achieve more together’ — The fight for disability benefits

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On Nov. 20, four disabled people, who have been waiting between one to five years for their benefits, visited their Congressional representatives Cedr...

Trump’s empty declaration of opioid public health emergency

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Recovery advocates respond: "Our country weeps as we wait for bold leadership."

Trump administration’s new birth control exemptions based on “morality?”

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Pretending that people have sex only to procreate would be comical if it didn't have such dangerous consequences.

The People’s Vigil: communities confront the opioid epidemic in Riverhead, Long Island

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Families, concerned community members and organizers from across Long Island, New York City and New Jersey gathered the evening of Oct. 1 in Riverhead...

Planned Parenthood forced to close 10 clinics in Midwest, Southwest

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Planned Parenthood is a primary healthcare provider for many poor women and LGBTQ individuals.

Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon hit by nurse-led protest after shelving single-payer bill

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Hundreds of members of the California Nurses Association, the labor-based Campaign for a Healthy California, and supporters mobilized in the state cap...

Resistance rallies against TrumpCare, protests Trump fundraiser in DC

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Trump fundraiser took place on the eve of a U.S. Senate vote on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Trump’s budget: An assault on the most vulnerable

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On May 23, the White House released more details of its 2018 federal budget proposal.

Women’s health, not corporate wealth

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“Defunding” Planned Parenthood would really be yet another barrier to healthcare access for low-income workers.

Trump’s pseudo-populist mask falls away

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The draft budget submitted to Congress March 16 by Donald Trump, along with his “repeal and replace” health insurance scheme, reveal the monstrous...