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Trump’s Horrifying Medicaid Pick Was Hired to Dismantle the Program 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
As Maine's health commissioner, Mary Mayhew was instrumental in helping block Medicaid expansion there.

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DHS Kicks the Ladder from Under Immigrants Seeking Green Cards 16.10.2018 American Prospect
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during a huearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on October 10, 2018 Capital & Main  is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political and social issues. The American Prospect is co-publishing this piece. Immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing assistance or Medicare prescription drug subsidies could be barred from obtaining green cards or visa extensions under a proposed rule the Department of Homeland Security published in the Federal Register on October 10. Currently only those who use cash assistance or who require long-term institutional care at government expense are barred on public charge grounds. Immigrant-rights advocates, health-care providers, and local governments predict devastating results, especially in California and other states with large immigrant populations: Millions of people would go hungry or forego medical treatment for fear they ...
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Four Ways Georgia Is Suppressing Voters as Early Voting Begins 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
A range of efforts to restrict voting in the Peach State could cause big problems at the polls.

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Young Muslim LGBTQ Activists Fight for Right to Love and Worship Freely 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
LGBTQ+ Muslims shouldn’t have to sacrifice one identity at the expense of the other.

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San Francisco’s Earthquake-Unsafe Jail Leaves Prisoners in Peril 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
The Hall of Justice jail sits on soil that could liquefy and swallow parts of the building in an earthquake.

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Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Basic Needs 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Millions affected by the storm are voicing outrage at the Trump administration's inadequate response.

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How Guantánamo Set the Stage for the Kavanaugh Hearings 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Kavanaugh's confirmation continued the undermining of justice that began with Guantánamo.

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We Stopped ICE From Getting an Extra Billion; Now Let’s Defund It Totally 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Even in this reactionary political climate, grassroots organizing can help us get rid of an inhumane agency like ICE.

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Catastrophic Hurricanes Should Force US to Reassess Climate Policy 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Politicians who refuse to curtail greenhouse gas emissions should be forced to take responsibilities for the damage.

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How Genetics and Pollution Are Threatening Wild Dolphins 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
When a dolphin species becomes extinct, we lose not only a beautiful animal but also a society and its culture.

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In Convicting Van Dyke, Chicago Jury Rejected Broader Policing Norms 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
Jason Van Dyke is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Addressing Sexual Violence and Misogyny Within the Green Movement 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
Our movement needs to do a better job of addressing patriarchy and abuse within its ranks.

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An Introduction to the Koch Digital Media Network 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
The Koch brothers' total spending may hit $400 million this midterm cycle.

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Latin America Backslides in Struggle to Reach Zero Hunger Goal 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
In South America, 39 million people are going hungry and five million children are suffering from malnutrition.

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Trump’s Aggressive Plans to Stifle Democracy 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
Trump and his underlings are aggressively pushing measures to restrict public protest and citizen participation.

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Unaffordable Higher Education Leads to Low Graduation Rates 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
Activists and students across the US are organizing for legislative solutions to make higher education debt-free.

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Five Ways to Make Direct Action Organizing Less Ableist 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
You cannot organize in support of the marginalized, yet exclude disabled people from those spaces.

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Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex 13.10.2018 Truthout.com
Some nonprofit organizations are shockingly bad actors, while others do laudable work. But they all share a limitation.

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How Can We Reconcile Prison Abolition With #MeToo? 13.10.2018 Truthout.com
Reliance on criminalization reinforces state violence.

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Election 2018: What’s at Stake for Families 13.10.2018 Truthout.com
The interwoven nature of the challenges ahead carry great political dangers.

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