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They Were Promised Broadband and High-Tech Jobs. They’re Still Waiting. 21.1.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. A year ago, Mary Lou Muncy landed her dream job advising home health care agencies on wound […]
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Marianne Williamson Is Still On America's Side 20.1.2020 Crooks Liars
Two weeks ago, Marianne Williamson suspended her presidential campaign. She told us that while she was on the road-- talking day after day for all of last year with people about the issues that motivated her campaign, from her plan for reparations for the descendants of slaves and her plan to create a department of peace, to her comprehensive whole health plan, she campaigned became aware of and campaigned with dozens of congressional candidates.  Some she came to know personally, like Betsy Sweet in Maine, Jill Carter in Maryland and J.D. Scholten in Iowa, while others she got to see in action or hear about from her own supporters. Almost as soon as she decided to end her own campaign, she made this and she told us she would like to help the campaigns of some of these congressional candidates whose ideas and energy she had been admiring as she criss-crossed the ...
Martin Luther King Jr. Warned That the Poor Pay for War With Their Lives 20.1.2020 Truthout.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Warned That the Poor Pay for War With Their Lives
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Colorado a healthy state overall, some counties more than others. And it’s not just the poorer areas with serious health concerns. 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado has one of the healthiest populations in the nation, but that doesn't mean some resolutions aren't in order for 2020, assuming they haven't been already attempted and cast aside.
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Australia’s Fires Show How Wealth Inequality Compounds Climate Disasters 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
Poor communities suffer the most because they are least likely to be able to access resources for relief and ...
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Study shows being rich buys 9 extra years of ‘healthy’ living in US and UK 16.1.2020 Raw Story
“In both countries, efforts in reducing health inequalities should target people from disadvantaged socioeconomic groups.” A new study that highlights the serious impacts of wealth inequality in the United Kingdom and United States suggests that being rich can add about nine “healthy” years to a person’s life. The transatlantic study on “healthy life expectancy,” published […]
A Truly Antiwar Agenda Must Include Free College and Medicare for All 16.1.2020 Truthout.com
A Truly Antiwar Agenda Must Include Free College and Medicare for All
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Is it wrong to volunteer at an orphanage? 14.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There's a growing global outcry over what critics call ''orphanage tourism." But some charities are proponents of volunteering in orphanages.
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Scientific Survey Shows Voters Widely Accept Misinformation Spread By the Media 13.1.2020 NewsBusters
NBC News reporter and political director Chuck Todd recently railed against “misinformation” and singled out President Trump and “the right” for having an “incentive structure” to spread it. Todd, who according to NBC, “is responsible for all aspects of the network’s political coverage,” also stated that Republicans criticize the media for “sport” and “the loudest chanters of fake news” are “the ones who, under a lie detector, would probably take our word over any word they’ve heard from the other ...
Richest Republicans view health care far differently than poorest, NPR poll finds 10.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The survey, from NPR and partners, shows how the "1 percent" compare with others on issues including inequality, health care access and what it takes to get ahead in America.
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Economists ‘surprised Americans aren’t revolting’ over $8,000 tax they pay each year due to for-profit healthcare system 8.1.2020 Raw Story
Highlighting the thousands of dollars American households are forced to pay in healthcare costs that people in other wealthy countries save thanks to universal healthcare plans, two top economists wondered aloud this weekend why Americans have accepted increasingly high costs and poor health outcomes for decades. At the annual meeting of the American Economic Association […]
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The War on Reproductive Care Is Preventing Patients From Seeking Help 3.1.2020 Truthout.com
A woman sits on a bench outside holding her head in her hands
2019's relentless attacks on abortion were intended to create chaos and confusion in reproductive health care.
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Cedars-Sinai, 'hospital to the stars,' is extending care to more needy patients 2.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Cedars-Sinai loosened the income cap for patients to qualify for free or discounted care.

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We Are the Majority. We Must Turn That Into Power. 1.1.2020 Truthout.com
Positive change will only occur if our struggles evolve into an organized popular movement against the ...
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The Mount Sinai Scandal Shows Everything Wrong With US Health Care 30.12.2019 Truthout.com
Doctors rush a patient to the emergency room
A new report reveals how profit-driven understaffing and overcrowding lead to deaths and deplorable worker conditions.
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Opinion: When border officials brought in a detained child with flu, our hospital faced a dilemna 30.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The CDC has recommended flu shots for immigration detainees. Why are U.S. officials resisting?

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Bad reporting on the economy is allowing Trump to make things even worse 28.12.2019 Raw Story
While the corporate news media puts all of its focus on the Trump impeachment, it continues to advance the fiction of an economy that’s delivering for Americans and in so doing robs us of something essential; a grasp of the deteriorating circumstance for tens of millions of American households who struggle each month to make […]
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Newsletter: Bernie Sanders versus 'pathological liar' Trump 28.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Bernie Sanders tells the L.A. Times editorial board that he's the best candidate to beat Trump, and more from the week in Opinion.

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1 year after losing its hospital, a rural town is determined to survive 26.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Anger and fear have turned to pragmatic hope in the year since the people of Fort Scott, Kan., lost their hospital to corporate downsizing. A community health center remains. So far, so good.
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Opinion: Bernie Sanders on healthcare, homelessness and Trump 26.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about how to beat President Trump, how to sell Medicare for all, and how to end homelessness, among other topics.

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