And it’s not gender, age, income, race or religion. If I asked you what most defines Donald Trump supporters, what would you say? They’re white? They’re poor? They’re uneducated? You’d be wrong. In fact, I’ve found a single statistically significant variable predicts...
Puerto Rico has been devastated. The island lacks electricity, food, water and gas. People are unable to get the health care they need, and physicians warn of an impending health care crisis. As American citizens, Puerto Ricans are entitled to...
Bernie Sanders is right. Given the growing costs and shrinking benefits of Obamacare, and the flame-out of “repeal and replace,” America should transition to Medicare for All. Last week he introduced his Medicare for All Act of 2017, which...
In 2015, future President Donald Trump issued a seemingly innocuous (but seriously disturbing, when put into context) statement: "My legacy has roots in my father's legacy." But it's not just a penchant for business that trickles down from the...
Even before the Trump administration announced its support for a House Republican plan to halve the number of legal immigrants allowed in the US, many immigrants were wondering if they had a future here. “Since the election, I have never...
You might have noticed your browsing experience was interrupted by a call-to-action on Wednesday, July 12. Amazon, Netflix, Etsy, OKCupid and hundreds of other sites covered their loading pages with banners and images asking you to save the internet....
If we have a liberal media, as conservatives claim, why isn't it flooded with stories about US prisons, wealth inequality and outsourcing? Reince Priebus (and apparently many others) still thinks there's a liberal media. While I share Reince's frustration with the media, as...
THURSDAY WAS SUPPOSED to be a good day for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled his new version of his repeal-and-replace healthcare bill, now complete with an amendment from Cruz that guts protections for people with...
Michelle Obama just keeps demonstrating why so many have called for her to run to be the first female president in 2020. Background: As First Lady for eight years, Michelle Obama chose to focus on health and education, and dedicated her...
The idea of Medicare for All, or single-payer health care, has grown in popularity so quickly that it was recently an answer on the quiz show Jeopardy: More than half of all Americans, 53 percent, now want a single-payer plan, up...