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Medicaid news and analysis from The Nation
June 7, 2016
How Expanding Social Security Went From ‘Economic Fantasy’ to Mainstream Talking Point in 3 Short Years
Just a few years ago we were on the road to dramatic cuts. Here’s how activists and their congressional allies changed that.
January 22, 2016
Barack Obama’s Irrefutable Victory for Racial Justice
With at least one policy, the president has achieved something that almost never occurs.
January 8, 2016
What South Carolinians Think About Paul Ryan’s Poverty Forum
Conservative leaders will
outline their anti-poverty plans this weekend in one of the country’s poorest states.
November 24, 2015
Is a Medicaid Turnabout Coming to the Deep South?
An election in Louisiana and a surprising recommendation from an Alabama task force are the latest cracks in red-state resistance to insuring the poor.
October 20, 2015
If You Thought the Reproductive-Health Crisis in Texas Couldn’t Get Worse, Well…
The state’s move to cut Planned Parenthood off Medicaid funding will further limit poor women’s access to care.
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October 9, 2015
Here’s Something We Can Do To Expand Abortion Access
The EACH Woman Act would ensure
health coverage of abortion for anyone regardless of what they earn or where they live.
August 3, 2015
The War on Planned Parenthood Is Also an Assault on Poor Women of Color
The Right’s war on federal funding to health clinics is putting public health at risk.
June 25, 2015
Now the Real Obamacare Fight Begins
Three things we need right now if the Affordable Care Act is going to create a functioning and equitable healthcare system.
June 24, 2015
Justice After Charleston
If we want to honor the memory of the Emanuel martyrs, we must continue their struggle for transformative action.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
June 2, 2015
Life and Death in Brownback’s Kansas
Twenty-one states have refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions of sick Americans without decent healthcare.