Posts Tagged: health care

Trump uses Medicaid as weapon against disabled immigrants

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The administration's contempt for disabled people is only matched by its virulent racism and anti-immigrant bigotry.

Blood money: How big pharma created the opioid crisis

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The opioid epidemic could only have occurred in a society where profit is king.

Hahnemann University Hospital closure planned: Profit vs. people’s lives

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At the end of June, American Academic Health System corporation announced that they are closing Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, which t...

Nurses picket in Long Beach, Calif., for workers’ rights

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“The hospital is trying to get as much out of them, with as little resources as possible.”

Medicare for all means radical change, not just reforms

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Healthcare, along with education, jobs, and affordable housing, are essential human rights indispensable for everyone.

Thousands in Chicago rally for abortion rights

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"We won't go back!"

NYC: 1,000 rally to defend abortion rights

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"Without this basic right women can't be free, abortion on demand and without apology,” chanted the multi-generational crowd.

Sick teachers forced to pay for own substitutes

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At a time when teachers are struggling to find ways to continue living in the most unaffordable city in the country, they are expected to pay for thei...

New Mexico prisons: less than 1% of inmates with hepatitis C treated

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Universal healthcare demands should extend to the millions of working class people trapped in the prison-camps-for-the-unemployed known as the U.S. pr...

Teachers are on the front lines for education

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Teachers in Denver are striking for the first time in 25 years.