Healthcare

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In this photo, stabbing survivor Micah Fletcher is reading poetry on a MAX train in Portland, Oregon on Memorial Day weekend, 2016. (Photo via The Oregonian)
In a cruel twist to a devastating story about bravery in the face of hate, friends of Micah Fletcher, the sole survivor of the Oregon transit stabbing on Friday, are now trying to raise funds to pay for his life-saving medical treatment. "Our friend was stabbed and critically injured while being a good Samaritan and heroically intervening during...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The same week California advanced its single-payer bill, a New Jersey assemblyman unveiled draft legislation to make healthcare "a fundamental human right." (Photo: Michael Fleshman/flickr/cc)
If the building momentum for a single-payer or Medicare-for-All healthcare...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As outrage continues to percolate over the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO)...

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Channeling David Lynch, the Koch-backed Generation Opportunity - whose mission is to convince young people to opt out of the totalitarian evil that is health care - has released a darkly crackpot video invite to an upcoming "Creepy Carenival" in D.C. that, "like Obamacare itself, comes with a veneer of excitement (weirdo Uncle Sam! mandatory vasectomies!) but as soon as you begin to experience it, you realize you are being taken for a ride." WTF? The kicker: A new study shows that ads by...