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Mike Ervin

Mike Ervin

Mike Ervin is a writer and disability rights activist living in Chicago. He blogs at Smart Ass Cripple, "expressing pain through sarcasm since 2010."

Articles by this author

 

The ADA at Thirty—Hooray in Part

Yes, there are victories to celebrate but much progress still needs to be made.

Mike Ervin ·


Look Out: Trump’s Social Security Administration Wants People with Disabilities to Prove it

Stepping up reevaluations is a good way to purge the disability rolls in the name of "enhancing program integrity."

Mike Ervin ·


The GOP and the Zombie Medicaid Block Grants

Here they are again, back from the dead, like zombies.

Mike Ervin ·


The Tyranny of Politeness

The proper time and place to protest, they say, is always the time and place where they feel they can most easily ignore us. When we show up at their churches, homes, and country clubs, we are no longer constrained by their rigged rules.

Mike Ervin ·


Everybody Loves Frank—When it's Convenient

Stephens words weren’t nearly as powerful as the Republican Party’s devotion to greed.

Mike Ervin ·




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