Study Shows Even $1 Minimum Wage Increase Reduces Suicides

Raising the minimum wage will not just help the economy. It will not just help lift people out of poverty or prevent some from descending...

CBO Report Shows Medicare-for-All Costs Less Than Previously Thought

If there is anything the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic fiasco has exposed, it’s our societal inequities. When it comes to public health, the most obvious inequity lies...

Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP Are Creating a Humanitarian Crisis...

We see the headlines every year, particularly now, around the holidays. Hunger. In the richest country in world history--where Congress pays corporations to keep their workforces...

For-profit Healthcare Agencies Firing Doctors Expect Gov’t. Bailouts (Video)

There is no shortage of encouragement and benevolence all around us during this global pandemic. People get it we are all in this together. No one...

Medicare-for-All Conspicuously Absent From the 2020 DNC Platform (Video)

Next week will be the long-awaited Democratic National Convention. The digital format due to the COVID-19 pandemic notwithstanding, the convocation in Milwaukee is expected to...

EPA Refuses To Ban A Neurotoxin To Which We Have All...

Do you ever get the feeling the Trump administration deliberately contravenes whatever makes the most logical sense? "Bad for the environment? Let's do it!" "Blatantly violates...

We Aren’t Paying Enough Attention to COVID’s Long-Term Damage

As the second anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic nears, focus is naturally on the number of infections, deaths, and hospitalizations, especially as scientists closely...

Hospitals Are Firing Doctors Speaking Out About Virus Protections (Video)

There is no shortage of encouragement and benevolence all around us during this global pandemic. People get it we are all in this together. No one...

First Past Roe, Winner Take All

Author Mark Twain once said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Last week, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) once again demonstrated its...

Missouri Health Dept. Admits Keeping Track Of Women’s Menstrual Cycles (Video)

While the Missouri state government sights in its crosshairs the St. Louis Region Planned Parenthood, the last operational women's reproductive clinic in the state,...

Here Are (Real) Facts About The Canadian Healthcare System (Video)

A great deal of last week’s Democratic debates centered on healthcare.  And when the chilling words “Medicare-for-All” are spoken, there is inevitably someone--moderate Democrat or...

Recent Studies Suggest Erectile Dysfunction a Possible COVID Side Effect (Video)

The Delta variant of the COVID-19 disease now accounts for around 83 percent of confirmed infection rates in the United States. The Centers for Disease...

Donald Trump In Secret Talks To Privatize U.K.’s National Heath Service...

How might we react if we discovered a foreign country was working behind the scenes to privatize our public school system? How about if that...