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In California over the course of the last month, 19,000 nurses working at facilities owned by medical giant Kaiser Permanente won a significant victory. Their new contract includes several important new provisions demanded by the...

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More than 115 people die every day in America after overdosing from opioid use. Fentanyl, heroin, prescription painkillers, and similar drugs contribute to what is the leading cause of death for people under the age...

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On November 7 Maine voters approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid health care coverage. About 268,000 people currently receive Medicaid in Maine, called MaineCare. It is estimated 70-80,000 more people will be eligible for...

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A mitad de septiembre Bernie Sanders lanzó su largamente prometido plan Medicare for All (Medicare para Todos), primero lo hizo en el Senado y esta propuesta es un paso adelante histórico en la lucha por...

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In mid September Bernie Sanders launched his long-promised improved Medicare for All plan, a first for the Senate and an historic step forward in the fight for genuine universal health care. Medicare for All, one...

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Despite all the attacks we have witnessed in recent months from the Trump administration, many felt blindsided by the latest advances in the GOP’s assault on health care. Despite countless setbacks, the GOP remained dead...

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Splits within the Republican party have rendered the latest savage version of Trumpcare seemingly dead, but mobilizations to make sure it stays that way continue in Cincinnati with sit-ins, meetings, and rallies. A week after...

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In Ohio, Republican Senator Rob Portman announced his opposition to the Senate attempt at a Republican health care bill in late June. After the release of the newest version of the health care bill on...

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On July 6, Socialist Alternative joined forces with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), Put People First and other activists in protesting outside of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey’s office in downtown Pittsburgh. Steve C. of...

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This past week witnessed the second spectacular collapse of the Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Its death was followed swiftly by the President’s command to resuscitate the limp corpse and for legislators...

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