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Nurse Says He Was Fired After Speaking Out Against Hospital Merger

February 4, 2014

Nurse and activist Tim Thomas alleges he was wrongfully terminated for speaking out against a merger that would hurt quality of service and increase prices for customers at the hospital where he worked for three decades

Obamacare Debate: Flowers vs. Baker

September 30, 2013

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

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Japan

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

September 20, 2013
Egypt’s coup regime limits access to the Rafah border crossing, stranding thousands of patients, students and business people

Healthcare Industry Has the Most Workplace Injuries but is the Least OSHA- Regulated

July 17, 2013

Public Citizen: Healthcare industry’s lack of worker safety standards and OSHA inspections resulted in 650,000 workplace injuries or illnesses in 2010.

Will a Grand Bargain or Betrayal be Obama’s Legacy

March 14, 2013

Bill Black: Slate magazine says that President Obama wants a Grand Bargain on budget cuts he can call his legacy – but it will be a Grand Betrayal that makes the recession worse