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Column: How Obamacare brought health coverage to the people, in four amazing charts 18.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

These four charts trace the sudden improvement in health coverage for individuals in Obamacare

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Gayle King Mourns Firing of ‘Passionate’ Planned Parenthood President 18.7.2019 NewsBusters
After Tuesday’s CBS Evening News ignored the embarrassing leadership shake-up at Planned Parenthood, on Wednesday, CBS This Morning managed a minute of air time to discuss the abortion group’s president, Dr. Leana Wen, being fired by the organization’s board after just eight months at the helm. Liberal co-host and Democratic donor Gayle King was “disappointed” by the ...
SJWs Terminate Planned Parenthood President: ‘S**t Has Been Crazy’ 17.7.2019 NewsBusters
Did you ever think you’d see the day when the president of Planned Parenthood would be fired for being insufficiently woke? Apparently that was a factor in the early termination of Dr. Leana Wen’s eight month presidency on Tuesday. Wen got canceled for violating intersectional politics by supposedly not being radically pro-abortion enough, using transphobic language, and driving out black female ...
Rising health insurance deductibles fuel middle-class anger and resentment 17.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Middle-class Americans are bearing the brunt of the rise in health insurance deductibles and medical bills. That's helped widen the country's political divisions.

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Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule 17.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"We are not going to comply with a regulation that would require health care providers to not give full information to their patients," Jacqueline Ayers, the group's top lobbyist, said in an interview Tuesday.
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House votes to condemn Trump's tweets as racist 17.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's attacks on four minority members of Congress show he is returning to his 2016 playbook -- widening the country's racial divisions.

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Planned Parenthood Removes its President as Trump Administration's Strongest Abortion Restrictions Come Into Effect 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Leana Wen cited "philosophical differences over the direction and future of Planned Parenthood" in her departure as president.
Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule 17.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Federally-funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration's ban on referring women for abortions.
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Trump Administration Will Enforce New Abortion Restrictions—Here's Everything You Need to Know 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The hypocrisy is stunning," Kelly Robinson, the executive director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said in a statement.
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Justin Trudeau Chides Trump for 'Go Back' Tweets: 'That Is Not How We Do Things in Canada' 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticizes U.S. President Donald Trump after his tweets telling four nonwhite progressive Congress members to "go back" to other countries.
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A True Salute to America Would Be Taking Immediate Action on Veteran Suicides | Opinion 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Twenty veterans a day die by suicide. The president needs to guarantee the men and women of our forces are taken care of, both during and after their service.
Beto O’Rourke discloses that he’s descended from slave owners 15.7.2019 Raw Story
“Something that we’ve been thinking about and talking about in town hall meetings and out on the campaign — the legacy of slavery in the United States — now has a much more personal connection,” O’Rourke wrote. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Sunday disclosed that he and his wife are both descended from slave owners. The […]
Here’s how lies and hypocrisy took over the Republican Party and hit an all-time high 15.7.2019 Raw Story
Last week, before Trump’s buffoonish cave on his attempt to hijack the census, Greg Sargent wrote about Attorney General William Barr’s emerging role as Trump’s enabler in undermining the rule of law — first in the census case, then in the challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The connection between the two is straightforward, according […]
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Despite Federal Protections, Rape Victims Still Get Billed for Forensic Exams 13.7.2019 Truthout.com
There is wide variation in how states meet their financial obligations to cover rape exams.
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One Simple Fix Could Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies and Save Millions of Dollars 13.7.2019 Mother Jones
A new study finds that providing women with a yearlong supply of oral contraceptive birth control—rather than the typical three-month supply—could be the key to millions of dollars in health care savings and fewer unintended pregnancies. Researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Pittsburgh found that supplying women in the VA […]
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Here’s what unions think about Medicare for All 12.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
History tells us that the support of organized labor is critical to any major health care reform in the United States. Unions represent 1 in 10 U.S. workers, making it one of the largest institutions nationwide. So what does that mean for “Medicare for All,” a policy that moves everyone into one public plan with […]
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Will your job still exist in 2030? 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
New research finds automation widening the gap between urban and rural areas and dramatically affecting people who didn't go to college or didn't finish high school.
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Amid the Bans, Abortion Advocates Are Winning Key State Victories 11.7.2019 Truthout.com
States offering new protections and expanding abortion access can become sanctuaries far beyond their borders.
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The NCAA deserves its greedy reputation. Expanding athletic scholarships could change that 11.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The NCAA and its member schools have long had an image problem. The public perceives them as greedy, more about the money than the players on the field or court.

It’s easy to see why. The NCAA now rakes in a billion dollars a year, but for players it may as well be the 1950s, when the governing...

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It Isn't Just Soccer: U.S. Women Still Only Earn $0.79 for Every $1 Received by Men 10.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Women continue to make less than men even when they have the same job titles and qualification.
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