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From a Justice for Gender Equality to a “Justice” for Gender Oppression 27.9.2020 Truthout.com
Unlike the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Amy Coney Barrett will be a ruthless opponent of gender and reproductive ...
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He wanted to fix rural America’s broken nursing homes. Now, taxpayers may be on the hook for $76 million. 22.9.2020 Raw Story
Ronnie Rollins used a controversial loophole to secure $300 million in bonus payments for his nonprofit nursing home chain. A federal investigation called the payments “inappropriate,” and Georgia is caught in a multimillion dollar dispute. This article was produced in partnership with Georgia Health News, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. Nearly […]
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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could mean for more than 800,000 Illinois residents with Obamacare 22.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The future of the Affordable Care Act — under which hundreds of thousands of Illinois residents gained health insurance — just became murkier with the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Hospitals Serving the Poor Close as Investors and Electeds Refuse to Rescue Them 19.9.2020 Truthout.com
Hospitals Serving the Poor Close as Investors and Electeds Refuse to Rescue Them
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Column: GAO finds the selling of junk health plans favored by Trump is rife with deception 18.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumers seeking health plans exempt from Obamacare are regularly misled by sales reps, the GAO found.

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Endorsement: Holly Mitchell for Los Angeles County supervisor 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The people of the L.A. County's 2nd District need Holly Mitchell's vision of and commitment to better justice, better health and smarter development.

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Economic expansion in 2019 brought income gains, poverty reduction but more uninsured 16.9.2020 LA Times: Business

The nation's uninsured rate worsened and the onset of COVID-19 means last year's income gains are long gone.

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Extreme weather and permanent disaster zones will force a new American migration: research 15.9.2020 Raw Story
August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely by the dim light of their cellphones. By midmonth, the state had recorded possibly the hottest temperature ever measured on earth — 130 degrees in […]
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Ableism and White Supremacy Are Intertwined — We Must Confront Them Together 15.9.2020 Truthout.com
Ableism is a systemic oppression and an expression of privilege that finds common ancestry with white ...
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Workers’ Health Data Collected for COVID Safety Poses Risk to Labor Rights 13.9.2020 Truthout.com
Workers’ Health Data Collected for COVID Safety Poses Risk to Labor Rights
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Experts: US is experiencing a ‘K-shaped’ recovery that has troubling implications for the future of America’s economy 10.9.2020 Raw Story
During a Sunday appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” Symone Sanders, a senior campaign adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, lamented how recent economic gains were distributed unequally. “It is going well for folks at the top, but for folks who are middle class or below, it’s going down,” Sanders told host Bret Baier. “The question really is, is […]
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The City of Newark’s Scrappy and Remarkable Fight Against COVID-19 9.9.2020 Mother Jones
For 12 years, Berlyne Vilcant has worked for the city of Newark, New Jersey, as a disease investigator, which means that when there’s a cluster of cases of a particular disease—salmonella at a restaurant, say, or norovirus in a hotel—it’s her job to figure out how it started, who caught it, and how to stop […]
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Nobody Would Have Guessed That Newark Would Be a Model for Fighting COVID-19. But It Is. 9.9.2020 Mother Jones
For 12 years, Berlyne Vilcant has worked for the city of Newark, New Jersey, as a disease investigator, which means that when there’s a cluster of cases of a particular disease—salmonella at a restaurant, say, or norovirus in a hotel—it’s her job to figure out how it started, who caught it, and how to stop […]
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‘We in America have actual fascists marching in the streets’: Comic book giant reflects on making art in the age of Trump 7.9.2020 Raw Story
The mood of the world is dark. People around the world are struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic, a ruined economy, and the rising tide of fascism, autocracy, the surveillance society and other forms of domination which limit human life and potential. These crises coexist with – or perhaps are coterminal with – the existential […]
Op-Ed: Remembering Marion Moses, doctor to Cesar Chavez and Dorothy Day 6.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Marion Moses, who worked closely with labor activists Cesar Chavez and Dorothy Day, set a remarkable example of overcoming obstacles to do good.

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What is the best way to share out a future COVID-19 vaccine? 4.9.2020 Raw Story
An international group of ethicists on Thursday criticized the World Health Organization’s goal of distributing coronavirus vaccines to treat 20 percent of each country’s population, proposing instead what they said was a more equitable system of distribution. In an article published in the journal Science, US professor Ezekiel Emanuel and more than a dozen experts […]
Black franchisees sue McDonald’s for discrimination 2.9.2020 Raw Story
More than 50 Black former McDonald’s franchisees have sued the fast food chain claiming a “systematic” pattern of racial discrimination that hindered their success and forced some out of business — claims the company strenuously denies. The complaint, filed late Monday in a federal court in Chicago, accuses the restaurant chain of steering Black franchisees […]
Co-ops Can Lay a Path to Just Economies Amid the COVID Crisis 31.8.2020 Truthout.com
Co-ops Can Lay a Path to Just Economies Amid the COVID Crisis
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COVID-19 Could Set Back Women’s Economic Progress for Decades 30.8.2020 Truthout.com
Women are still struggling to recover economically from COVID-19, and there are no signs this will happen anytime ...
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ANATOMY OF A MAN-MADE DISASTER: 595 ways Trump has failed to protect us from COVID-19 30.8.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians rank Abe Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from 9/11 to Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the housing […]
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