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Health & Social Policy

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It’s one of the best. Which means Medicare for All advocates have a genuine policy challenge, not just a political one. Read more

Working in America

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The scuffle in Nevada will look a lot like other fights with stakeholders in health care reform. Read more

Working in America

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Battling the coronavirus is challenging after years of deep cuts to outbreak prevention and response programs. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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The world has given over much of its manufacturing supply chain to China. That has magnified vulnerability to a pandemic shock. Read more

America and the World

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Workers stage a job action at a major Seattle hospital to win better patient care—and their temp replacements may not even be credentialed. Read more

Working in America

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Victor Juhasz

And where the polling is more mixed says a lot about where Democratic politics focuses its energies these days. Read more

Day One Agenda

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Science writer Lydia Denworth, the author of ‘Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond,’ discusses the new scientific investigations into how friendship sustains human life. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Using a resolution of disapproval, Democrats can force every senator and representative to state their position on the Trump administration’s block grant scheme. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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A VA facility in Las Vegas is preparing to ‘embed’ nurses in private hospitals, filling the gap in veteran patient care on the taxpayer’s dime. Read more

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This week’s invite features more corporate issue advocacy in the guise of promoting discussion. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Jose R. Lopez

The Canadian system, also called Medicare, guarantees coverage to every resident north of the U.S. border. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Their appeals to state lawmakers were based on inaccurate medical claims and questionable constitutional arguments, opening a new front in the war on abortion rights. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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A new House bill supports a localized, women-led approach to address rampant gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies. Read more

America and the World

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Indoor air pollution is a silent killer that merits more attention from state and federal regulators. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Today on TAP: Health care and free college are not radical ideas Read more

Tap

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Private equity firms and other investors have turned freestanding emergency departments into cash machines, at the expense of patients. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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TYT

The Medicare for All activist, a Warren endorser, discussed the plan before Thursday’s presidential debate. Read more

Politics

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By repealing the individual mandate, which is now functionally inert, the House Speaker can invalidate a push to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Kristen Hawn, a communications consultant, appears on emails with industry-backed groups strategizing against health care changes. Read more

Politics

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The Progressive Caucus is threatening to vote down a drug pricing bill important to Nancy Pelosi. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have backed them up. Read more

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