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The Bush budget cuts programs for the hungry.

Maybe, just maybe, the religious right and its Republican friends have
finally gone too far with the Terri Schiavo case.

Jeff Weise, teen slayer of ten, including himself, at the Red Lake
Indian reservation in northern Minnesota, was on Prozac, prescribed by
some doc.

Who Made a
Neurological Diagnosis of Terri Schiavo After Watching a Video of Her, Reports on a Physical Examination He's Done of Jeb Bush, His
Potential Rival for the 2008 Republican Presiden

With their handling of the heart-wrenching Terri Schiavo case, George W. Bush and his Republican allies in tragedy exploitation were awash in the currency of Washington: hypocrisy.

At Pittsburgh's Jefferson Elementary School, which overlooks the dark
gray plumes from two electric power plants, there are so many children
with asthma the school nurse alphabetizes the inhalers

Millions of young people are unprotected.

Call out the fifes, sound the bugles, strike on the drums. With the State of the Union behind us, the Battle for Social Security now officially begins--again.

Blogs

IHOTFM Man reminds us of the inherent dignity of work. 

March 4, 2014

One Senate Democrat says the State Department’s environmental review was “woefully inadequate when it came to exploring human impacts of the pipeline.” 

February 27, 2014

Any company with five employees or more will have to grant paid sick time off.

February 26, 2014

Like his father before him, the retiring congressman kept proposing single-payer healthcare. It’s still the best idea.

February 24, 2014

The Nation’s editor celebrated the recent successes of the Affordable Care Act in a roundtable on ABC’s This Week.

February 18, 2014

West Virginians still have many questions left unanswered.

February 11, 2014

Fusion and the Nation I-Fund report on the thousands of child farmworkers laboring in American tobacco fields. 

February 5, 2014

To prevent mental illness in American soldiers, bring them home.

February 4, 2014

A searing New Yorker story about a rogue abortion provider shows that unsafe abortion has persisted in post-Roe America—likely because of anti-abortion regulations.

February 4, 2014

Gun violence is a public health issue.

January 27, 2014