All Views Articles for 2019-10-29

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Biases, they added, are baked into the health care system, including discriminatory treatment by some white medical professionals, such as well documented "differential perceptions of black patients." (Photo: Alex Proimos/flickr/cc) Bonnie Castillo
What Algorithms Tell Us About Structural Racism in Health Care
In a medical system premised on profits and ability to pay, racial disparity presents in ability to afford the high cost of premiums, deductibles and co-pays that disproportionately discourages African Americans from getting needed medical care.
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 A report from the U.N. found that, for the first time since it started tracking the conflict in Afghanistan 10 years ago, U.S. and Afghan government forces had killed more civilians than the Taliban and other militant groups. (Photo: Debra Sweet/flickr/cc) Allegra Harpootlian
Drone Strikes and Tears: Why I Weep While I Work
Or what it means to experience U.S. wars from a computer screen away.
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Today, the majority of Americans favor the GND, free tuition, a $15 minimum wage, sane gun laws, a repeal of Trump’s tax cuts for the rich, overturning Citizen’s United and getting money out of politics and a host of other "socialist" priorities.  (Photo: Ron Adar/SOPA Images/LightRocket?Getty Images) John Atcheson
The Revolution Is Here: Democrats Ignore It at Their Peril
With the majority of people holding progressive views, the way to get no-shows to show is not to back centrist policies, it’s to run on values that favor the people, and that are supported by the majority of Americans.
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Striking teachers, school staff, and supporters march through downtown Chicago on the ninth day of the Chicago Teachers Union strike on October 25, 2019. (Photo: Max Herman/NurPhoto via Getty Images)   Michael Arria
Over the Last Week, At Least 85,000 Workers Were Out on 13 Different Strikes
"Right now there is a movement of workers across the country who are taking back their power at a scale we have not seen in recent memory."
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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, informally known as the National Lynching Memorial, is a national memorial to commemorate the victims of lynching in the U. S. (Photo: Ron Cogswell/flickr/cc) Jesse Jackson
Trump Is Not Alone Among Americans In Failing to Understand What A Real Lynching Is
Whatever complaints Republicans may have about an impeachment hearing convened in Congress under its constitutional authority, it surely is not a lynching.
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) inside the U.S. Capitol building. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Bill Blum
What Will Tump Impeachment Trial Look Like in Mitch McConnell-Controlled Senate?
No matter the ultimate outcome, the American people will have the opportunity to assess the evidence against Trump.
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