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A New Nonviolent Medicaid Army Is on the March

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis and Nijmie Zakkiyyah Dzurinko Inequality.org
Led by the poor and dispossessed, this movement is bringing the demand for healthcare rights to corporate profiteers, state houses, prisons, and police stations.

Why I Am Voting No on the Democratic Party Platform

Ro Khanna Common Dreams
History teaches us that sometimes an issue is so great that it should be the yardstick for measuring the wisdom of voting for or against the platform. And Medicare for All is that issue.

Tidbits - July 9, 2020 - Reader Comments: Standing Up to Trump and Racism; Black Lives Matter; Pandemic Evictions; ICE Foreign Student Guidelines; Voter Suppression; Labor Unions and Police; Confederate Monuments; Big Oil; Margy Wilkinson; Hamilton; more

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Kick the Boss Out of the Doctor's Office

Shaun Richman In These Times
Moving to a single-payer system could enable more unions to win excellent healthcare through group practice clinics for their members—an essential next step after winning universal access to care.
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