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We are at the threshold of irreversible and irrevocable global changes that will jeopardize civilization," writes Orr. "No one in previous generations could say that with the authenticity and urgency with which we assuredly can." Key questions remain. How will we respond? And will it be in time? (Image: Ms Tech/Getty) Views
Politics and Consequences: From Climate Emergency to Coronavirus
After a forty-year waged on both science and government, the dangers that face us now are no surprise at all.
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20 Top Economists Endorse Medicare for All as Best Plan to Cut Costs, Save Tens of Thousands of Lives Each Year
"By eliminating insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenses, and lowering overall healthcare costs, Medicare for All will result in enormous savings for almost all households, all except the richest households who will pay more in taxes."
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In 20 States in a Row, Majority of Democratic Primary Voters Support Medicare for All Over Private Insurance
"Let's be clear: progressive ideas are winning regardless of who the nominee is," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence participate in a coronavirus briefing with health insurers in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on March 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) News
As Insurance Executives Waive Copays for Coronavirus, This Reminder: Medicare for All Would Eliminate All Copays Forever
"Almost 1 in 3 Americans—more than 100 million people—have deficient health coverage, with copays and deductibles that effectively prevent them from seeking or receiving needed care in a timely manner."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rev. Jesse Jackson greet the crowd during a campaign rally in Calder Plaza on March 08, 2020 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Michigan holds its primary election on Tuesday March 10. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
I Support Bernie Sanders Because He Is Only Candidate Who Inspires a New Generation
Sanders will beat Trump by summoning America to a new day, not by calling for a return to yesterday
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Homeless, Not Voiceless
All photos by Dallas Street Choir For a break from the madness, a small story out of Dallas, where the country's largest street choir seeks to remind a privileged world and each other, "We may be homeless but we never gave up." Created in 2014 by Jonathan Palant, a music professor at the University...
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St. Martin de Porres homeless shelter client Randy Armstrong says the coronavirus “sucks.” There are 212 mats at St. Martin de Porres shelter for men like Armstrong over the age of 50. He’s shoved his mat against the wall for more space. (Photo: Alan Berner / The Seattle Times) Views
Six Quick—But Very Important—Points About Coronavirus and Poverty in the US
The most vulnerable among us simply do not have the same options as the most privileged.
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Biden Says 'The Bernie Bros Are Here' as Protesters Disrupt Detroit Rally to Denounce NAFTA, Champion Green New Deal
Activists from various groups interrupted the campaign event to highlight the Democratic frontrunner's record on trade and climate.
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Our current broken health system is far from painless for everybody, and quoting job numbers that are misleading without further context only muddies the waters in the debate surrounding M4A. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Even HBO’s John Oliver Didn’t Provide the full Context on "Medicare for All" and Jobs
Many studies project that providing health insurance to currently uninsured and underinsured people will substantially boost demand for health care services, which in turn will boost demand for health care workers.
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Those who don’t have a lot of money in the stock market should view its ups and downs as you would any other spectator sport. It doesn’t have a lot to do with you. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Coronavirus Is a Reason to Worry About the Economy—the Stock Market Plunge Is Not
If the coronavirus becomes very widespread, we could see enormous economic impacts.
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