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Health Care: Give the People What They Want

Most Americans want pretty much the same outcome from healthcare reform, and it’s not what either major-party candidate is offering.

A popular provision of the Affordable Care Act that has helped insure 6.6 million Americans under 26 could be eliminated by the Supreme Court.

Are we prepared to care for the aging baby boomer population?

Fifteen million young adults will gain access to health insurance through Obamacare—if it survives Supreme Court review. Will that win Obama their support?

Are we prepared to care for millions of aging baby boomers?

Una nueva organización une a prestadores y destinatarios de cuidados domiciliarios para personas mayores o discapacitadas, bajo una perspectiva revolucionaria.

Homecare

A new campaign unites caregivers and care-receivers with a revolutionary vision.

If the Supreme Court strikes down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety, its message to the country, including the millions of people dying needless deaths, will be, “Let them eat broccoli.”

Blogs

With the imminent threat of a US military intervention seemingly receding, the world's focus should be on aiding the increasingly desperate Syrian population.

September 12, 2013

Union presidents challenged the Obama administration to fix Affordable Care Act issues which they warned could devastate their health plans.

September 12, 2013

Since 2000, nineteen hospitals have closed across New York City and protesters are now fighting to stop the twentieth closure.

August 19, 2013

Nation editor-in-chief Katrina vanden Heuvel spoke on MSNBC’s NOW with Alex Wagner about the Republican Party’s “suicidal course” and argued that the GOP is asking Americans—specifically young ones—to act against their own self-interest by continuing to fight against Obamacare.

August 7, 2013

Republican efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act go well beyond political opposition, from spreading lies to threatening a government shutdown. 

July 25, 2013

From childbirth to maternity leave to childcare, American women far outspend their peers in the developed world.

July 1, 2013

Daniel Somers is just one of many Iraq veterans to commit suicide.

June 23, 2013

In a 6-2 decision, the Court prohibited the government from requiring organizations to espouse specific ideas in order to receive funding.

June 20, 2013

In a significant win for public health, the Justices called the pledge a violation of the First Amendment.

June 20, 2013

Health insurance companies have already raised millions to defeat a measure in 2014 to block unjustified rate hikes. 

June 17, 2013