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Medicare for All 'Is What Patients Need': New Harvard Study Shows Even Those With Private Insurance Can't Afford Care
"When so many people can't get the care they need even when they have insurance coverage, it says that insurance is not doing what it is supposed to do: ensure that healthcare is affordable when you need it."
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President Donald Trump at the 2020 World Economic Forum summit in Davos, Switzerland Views
The Evolution of ‘Davos Man’ into . . . Trump Fan!
With everything from tax cuts to deregulation, the president has made himself indispensable to the world's mega rich.
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The Department of Life Except For, You Know, Brown Kids In Cages, Poor People, Mass Shooting Victims, Jews/Muslims/Atheists, Women Who Want Control Over Their Own Bodies and Other Malcontents
Not scary at all. Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty. Front photo by Stacie Scott/AP Because God knows he's under no pressure to keep right-wing evangelicals on his wobbly side these unimpeachable days, Trump is big time getting right on the whole "sanctity of life" thing. On Friday, he became the...
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'Cruelty Is the Point': Trump Takes Aim at Medicaid With Plan That Could Harm Millions
"The president's war on healthcare knows no bounds."
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President Donald Trump at the 2020 World Economic Forum summit in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday. (Photo: Shealah Craighead / White House) Views
Trump’s Rosy Economic Outlook Is a Big Lie
It should not surprise us in the least that the most dishonest president in U.S. history would spin a fantastical vision of the economy that appears to exist only in his imagination.
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"The gap between rich and poor can’t be resolved without deliberate inequality-busting policies." (Photo: blind.fortune / Flick) Views
Oxfam Report Contains Dire Warning for Global Capitalism
"Extreme wealth is a sign of a failing economic system."
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As Financial Institutions Grow Concerned About Economic Impacts of Climate Crisis, Activists Target Funders of Fossil Fuel Industry
As one 350.org volunteer put it, if we don't #StopTheMoneyPipeline that finances climate destruction, "it could blow up the economy."
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New Report Offers Blueprint for a 'Clean Slate' for Workers to Fight Economic Inequality and Strengthen Labor Unions
"Democracy at work should be a right, not a fight."
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One Of Our Very Smart People: RIP Streams, Wetlands, Water, Life on the Planet
Photo by Jim Brandenburg/Minden Pictures It's bad enough our moronic Mobster-In-Chief - windmill cancer! nuking hurricanes! mops and buckets to save New York from the apocalyptic high seas of climate change! - wants to trigger "the b iggest loss of clean water protection the country has ever seen"...
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Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joins a protest by climate activist near UN headquarters on August 30, 2019, in New York. News
'Haters Gonna Hate and Deniers Will Deny': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg Hit Back at Mnuchin
"It doesn't take a college degree in economics to realize that our remaining 1.5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don't add up."
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