News and Features
Despite the fact that its "peacekeepers" brought cholera to Haiti, the UN is refusing to fund obvious solutions.
Disguised as health promotion, it’s another form of cost-shifting to employees, in which some will be unfairly penalized.
As Roe v. Wade turns forty, NARAL seeks to mobilize a younger generation of activists.
Inspired by Vermont’s successful drive for universal healthcare, the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer is working with activists from Maine, California and Oregon to expand healthcare access.
In crafting laws after the horrifying killings in Connecticut, it’s crucial that we recognize our own collective trauma before we rush to act.
As the federal government refuses to recognize the UN treaty on the rights of the disabled, a growing number of cities are incorporating international human rights standards into their policymaking.
Along with marijuana decriminalization in other states, the success of Proposition 36 in California is a ray of hope for those trapped in the abyss of the War on Drugs.
Some hospitals, like St. Joe's in Ann Arbor, are seeking out local food—but for the local food movement, meeting their needs is a challenge.
Turnout for a popular ballot measure that would fully legalize marijuana could determine whether Obama or Romney wins this important swing state.
Has the first lady’s anti-obesity campaign been too accommodating toward the food industry?