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February 26, 2021
Why Xavier Becerra Is a Smart Pick to Run HHS
As California’s attorney general, he fought to strengthen his state’s social safety net—which we must do nationally if we are to improve public health and lick the coronavirus.
February 8, 2021
First, Nurses Saved Our Lives—Now They’re Saving Our Health Care
Throughout the pandemic, nurses have been at the forefront of the fight not only to treat the sick but also to fix our ailing medical system.
January 25, 2021
The Problem With Mental Health Awareness
Billboards and hashtags won’t fix America’s mental health crises.
January 19, 2021
When Medicare Helped Kill Jim Crow
By making health care broadly available, the government helps ensure our freedom.
December 2, 2020
How Hospital Monopolies Broke the Health Care System
Corporate consolidation has left the US with a health care system built for profit, not people.
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October 8, 2020
Focused Protection, Herd Immunity, and Other Deadly Delusions
Abandoning solidarity for the siren song of age-targeted reopening is a political error and a medical mistake.
August 21, 2020
Can Joe Biden Unrig the Economy?
Raising taxes on the rich would help stop the economy from simply channeling income to 1 percent.
July 29, 2020
Diary of a Never-Ending Crisis
“Keep walking, keep going, you can’t control it.”
July 22, 2020
A New America Is Possible—Now
It’s high time to finally end poverty and systemic racism, mitigate climate change, and halt this country’s ever-growing militarism.
Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
June 22, 2020
How to Destroy a National Health Service
Over several decades, a toxic combination of underfunding and stealth privatization efforts have brought Britain’s widely beloved NHS to its knees.
Natasha Hakimi Zapata