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.
In this election and after, we need to write a new story for our changing nation that places care and connection at the center.
One in ten Asian Americans carry hepatitis B, and before the Affordable Care Act, that 10 percent could be denied health insurance based on this pre-existing condition.
The healthcare law ushers in a new reality for transgender people, long subjected to outrageous discrimination and disrespect by medical providers.
Let’s acknowledge that the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act is a good thing without pretending that our nation’s healthcare crisis is over.
Between Tea Party governors’ refusing to expand Medicaid and the attack ads vilifying Obamacare, progressives have a lot of work to do.
As a former insurance flack, I know progressive infighting over Obamacare will play right into the industry's hands.
But the fact that five justices were nearly willing to strike it down shows just how conservative this Court truly is.
The Affordable Care Act extends coverage to almost 14 million women. Ladies, give the president a hand.
Could the Supreme Court's ruling on healthcare be a major victory for those who want to limit the social safety net?