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June 27, 2017 | Health
The bill is designed to pay for tax cuts for health care corporations and the wealthy by slashing public spending on health care for poor, working class, and middle class people. It would result in 22 million people losing insurance and tens of thousands of people dying every year. Keep reading »
June 20, 2017 | Health
The GOP's healthcare cuts, which stand to kill tens of thousands of people every year, would never pass through an accountable, participatory public process. Keep reading »
June 19, 2017 | Food, Human Rights in the U.S.
Leading human rights organizations send a letter of support for the Milk with Dignity program to Ben & Jerry's. Organizations demand Ben and Jerry's stand by their June 2015 commitment to enter into a legally binding agreement to join the Milk with Dignity program. Read the full letter... Keep reading »
June 18, 2017 | Health
States have an opportunity to win universal, publicly financed health care. If California can overcome two key challenges that have faced other states, it can lead the way. Keep reading »
June 16, 2017 | Economic and Social Rights, Food, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
"The first time I saw my dad after eight years apart, I couldn’t believe how much he had aged. When he had left our home in Mexico to come to the United States, he was still a young man. After eight years of toiling on a Vermont dairy farm—sending money home so my siblings and I could go to school—his face looked weathered, worn, and tired." Read this... Keep reading »
May 25, 2017 | Health
Just-in figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that, if passed into law, the so-called “Trumpcare” bill would spike the number of people without health insurance by 23 million in 2026. But while the GOP pushes deadly healthcare rollbacks in Washington, communities from Pennsylvania to Maine are ramping up their organizing for universal health care at the state level. New York and... Keep reading »