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What Would Universal Healthcare Look Like in the U.S.?

December 5, 2013

Dr. David Himmelstein: The goal would be to expand Medicare to all, considering private insurance costs seven times as much to administer compared to Medicare

How Filipinos Can Obtain “Climate Justice” in the Wake of Super-Typhoon Haiyan

November 24, 2013

James Boyce: At the UN Climate Conference, Filipino delegates demanded mitigation from developed nations, but despite no concrete deal emerging, there are still ways for them to be compensated for loss and damages

Protesters Hit Baltimore Streets for Universal Healthcare

October 27, 2013

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NY Federal Reserve Examiner Fired After Submitting Critical Report of Goldman Sachs

October 16, 2013
Superiors told Carmen Segarra to change her report. When she refused, they fired her.

Obamacare Debate: Flowers vs. Baker

September 30, 2013

Economist Dean Baker and Dr. Margaret Flowers debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act

Nurses Union President: Obamacare Falls Short

September 3, 2013

Jean Ross: As Obama’s Affordable Care Act leaves tens of millions uninsured, now is the time to push for health care for all

Same-Sex Marriage

June 26, 2013
Before the Supreme Court overturned DOMA, discriminatory policies cost same-sex married couples as much as $500,000 over a lifetime.

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

June 18, 2013
More protections needed to safeguard the health of the global food and farming system

Japan

May 7, 2013
Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say it’s an attempt to impose an American system on Japan and would threaten Japanese public healthcare system

Arizona

March 12, 2013
Protest organized by families broken by immigration deportations