(1 comments) SHARE 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.
SHARE 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.
(1 comments) SHARE 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.
SHARE 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
(1 comments) SHARE 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.
(5 comments) SHARE 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.
SHARE 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.
(1 comments) SHARE 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.
(8 comments) SHARE 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 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.
(9 comments) SHARE 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.
(9 comments) SHARE 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.
(4 comments) SHARE 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.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, April 23, 2018 Earth Day: Conflict Over the Future of the Planet
Despite the government continuing to invest in dirty energy, clean energy is growing. Wind farming is creating jobs in red states like Texas. The Solar Foundation mapped solar jobs by congressional district as solar is the fastest growing source of new energy. Research has been developed on a state-by-state basis to make the United States 100% renewable by 2050, with a national mobilization it could happen more quickly.