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There Should Be No Path Forward to Privatizing Veterans Affairs

Only an on-going community-labor campaign against VHA privatization will insure that the veterans' healthcare system is ready and able to serve them.

Steve Early ·


In Post-Roe US, Patients Already Denied Care for Wide Range of Medical Concerns

"I have gotten some reports where children have been denied methotrexate for their juvenile arthritis until they've proven they're not pregnant," said one physician.

Julia Conley ·


In Earnings Call, Pfizer Celebrated Chance to Profit Off End of Public Health Measures

"Prevention is key and should be the humane top priority, not lining pockets," said one observer.

Julia Conley ·


'This Will Save Lives': California Answers Insulin Crisis With Plan to Make Its Own

"In California we know that people should not go into debt to receive lifesaving medication," Gov. Gavin Newsom said while announcing a new $100 million plan.

Brett Wilkins ·


Top US Nurses Union Urges Senators to Suspend Filibuster to Protect Abortion Rights

"Reproductive health services," says National Nurses United, are "fundamental to ensuring economic justice for women across the country."

Brett Wilkins ·


No, Your Boss Shouldn't Determine Your Access to Abortion Care

Some companies say they will cover abortion travel. Here's what's wrong with relying on their benevolence.

Sarah Lazare ·


As US Rolls Back Reproductive Rights, Sierra Leone Moves to Decriminalize Abortion

"I'm hopeful today's announcement gives activists in the U.S., and especially Black women given the shared history, a restored faith that change is possible and progress can be made."

Brett Wilkins ·


Missouri Hospital System Resumes Providing Plan B After 'Shameful' Ban

The health network had stopped offering emergency contraception over fears of violating the state's abortion law—a "dangerous" move that critics warned could become a national trend.

Jessica Corbett ·


The Corporatization of Just About Everything—Including the Climate Crisis and Outer Space

Not only is there more corporate control in more areas of life but (worse) there has been consolidation of corporate power into monopolies that are so powerful that they seem unstoppable.

Tom Valovic ·


Manchin Pushes Even More Healthcare Means Testing as West Virginians Suffer

As the West Virginia Democrat blocks Medicare expansion and demands more restrictions on Affordable Care Act subsidies, residents of his home state are "extracting their own teeth with a hammer."

Jake Johnson ·

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