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Margaret Flowers, M.D. is a pediatrician from Maryland who is co-director of Popular Resistance and coordinator of Health Over Profit for Everyone Campaign.

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Crowds at airports -- Nobody knows the danger they are in., From CreativeCommonsPhoto
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 23, 2020
US Airports Are Portals for Disease Spread. Venezuela Shows Another Way. There is a stark difference between the ways Venezuela and the United States are handling the COVID-19 pandemic.
IMG_8102, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 16, 2020
The Imperative To Achieve National Improved Medicare For All The Imperative To Achieve National Improved Medicare For All - PopularResistance.Org
Rally to Save the ACA, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Supreme Court Challenge to ACA Highlights Why We Need Medicare for All The ruling class is never going to just give us a health care system that works for the people we are going to have to organize and mobilize for it. With the majority of people in support of national improved Medicare for All, there couldn't be a better time to make the demand.
March for Our Lives, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 2, 2020
Countering Rightward Drift In The United States: This Struggle Is Long Term The year 2020 has brought into clear focus that we are living in a failed state. The number of new COVID-19 cases surpassed 100,000 in one day. The recession is likely to deepen into a prolonged depression due to Congress' failure to provide supports for families and their businesses and farms. The climate crisis is raging.
Julian Assange -- A Hero of Free Press and Democracy, From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 4, 2020
Julian Assange's Extradition Hearing: The Only Just Outcome Is His Freedom The testimony portion of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange, taking place in the United Kingdom, concluded after four weeks. Judge Vanessa Baraitser, who presided over the hearing, will not announce her decision until January. Until then, Assange will remain in detention in Belmarsh Prison.
03a.MTA.Bus.BaltimoreMD.9July2 020, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 27, 2020
Let's Talk About Racism and Health The current uprising across the nation is a take-off moment for systemic racism in the United States. A take-off moment occurs when awareness about a crisis reaches a level of public consciousness
Kevin Zeese: Power to the People, From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 13, 2020
KEVIN ZEESE: His Last Words For The Movement And Carrying On Kevin Zeese died unexpectedly in his sleep, likely from a heart attack, early in the morning on September 6. He had not shown signs of illness and was working until the end.
Post Office protest, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 17, 2020
Protect The Vote And End Privatization Of The Postal Service The US Postal Service is failing due to a long term effort to weaken it plus the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, recession and intentional efforts by the Trump administration to suppress the vote.
Black Lives Matter protest draws thousands in Brooklyn, From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 1, 2020
Federal Troops Overstep in Oregon Trump is not a "law and order" president, he is a chaos and disorder president. He is mistaken to think that increasing conflict in cities throughout the country will save his failing 2020 campaign.
Coronavirus COVID-19, From FlickrPhotos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Covid-19 Pandemic Exposes Deep Flaws In America's Broken Healthcare System There are now more than 30 million people without health insurance. In the past five weeks, as more than 26 million people filed for unemployment benefits for the first time, five million of them lost their health insurance. The number of uninsured is expected to rise by more than 13 million by June.
Virus, From PixabayPhotos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 9, 2020
The United States Is Where Covid-19 Deaths Are Being Under-Reported So far, China has controlled the virus, keeping the total number of cases below 82,000 and the number of deaths in the low 3,000's. Today, they are easing the quarantine, opening businesses back up and slowly returning to normal activity.
Health care activists, doctors and patients protest outside Union Memorial Hospital, owned by Med Star, in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 10, 2018. Med Star has been closing essential departments where they are not profitable., From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The US's Wave of Hospital Closures Left Us Ill-Equipped for COVID-19 Compared to other wealthy nations, the United States stands out for lacking a universal health care system and for prioritizing corporate profits over health.
Healthcare Rally, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 23, 2020
The Decade Of Transformation Is Here: Remaking Health Care Advocates for a universal single-payer healthcare system in the United States have warned for years that we are ill-equipped to handle a pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis is making it very clear that our healthcare system is failing us.
IMG_1000-(26), From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 2, 2019
Failed Action On The Climate Crisis Makes Resistance Imperative Last week, prominent scientists issued a warning that significant changes related to the climate crisis are already happening and could create a cascading effect that locks in catastrophic levels of temperature and sea-level rise. They view the pledges made by countries to take climate action as insufficient and leading to a three degrees Celsius temperature rise by the end of the century.
Police violence protest sign carried in the 1963 March on Washington, From InText
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The Whole Damn System Is Guilty As Hell: Taking Control Of Police The entire system of policing in the United States is in crisis. Police murdering civilians has become a too common nightmare across the United States.
Activists in Indonesia on the World Day of Protest against the US blockade of Venezuela, From InText
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 17, 2019
The World Is Uniting For International Law, Against US Empire "We oppose the extraterritorial application of unilateral measures." That is not Cuba, Nicaragua, Iran, Russia, or China talking about the most recent unilateral coercive measures imposed by the United States against Venezuela, i.e. economic sanctions that have become an economic blockade, but the European Union. Even allies who have embarrassed themselves by recognizing the phony "interim president" Juan Guaido are saying
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 8, 2019
No To NATO: Time To End Aggressive Militarism US foreign policy is not the fabled "good cop" bringing peace to the world, but rather a policy of domination using military, economic and political power to accomplish aims for US transnational corporations and US empire.
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Venezuela: What activists need to know about the US-led coup Two things stand out about the U.S. coup in Venezuela. First, it is unusually open. Typically, the U.S. tries to hide its coups. Second, the coup is built on a series of obvious falsehoods, yet the bi-partisans in Washington, with a few exceptions, keep repeating them.
From FlickrPhotos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 25, 2018
We Can End The US War On Syria The US war against Syria was one that people almost stopped. President Obama was unable to get Congress to authorize the war in 2013, but the Pentagon and foreign policy establishment, who have long wanted to control Syria, pushed forward with war anyway. It has been a disaster.
Love It! Improve It! Medicare For All!, From FlickrPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 2, 2018
Of Course, Medicare For All Would Increase Federal Spending... A single payer healthcare system would decrease administrative costs and prices of goods, such as pharmaceuticals, and services dramatically. Rather than having hundreds of different healthcare plans, each with different rules, there is one comprehensive plan with one set of rules. It would relieve families, employers, health professionals and hospitals of the burden of navigating the current complex system.

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