Indigenous People's Day Celebration in East Palo Alto
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto | indybay.org | 2019-10-01
Ravenswood Family Health Center, 1885 Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA 94303…
Sublation of Banks
Elliot Sperber | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-01
Sublation of Banks If I were the mayor I'd be the best mayor My moon bridges over the wild East River Dear reader, do you understand Just how lovely those would be And fun to traverse, and healthy And my plans for the bridges existing already Salutary gardens hanging No cars ranging and banging But…
Restoring Scientific Analysis in U.S Air Pollution Standard-Setting. We're Putting It Back
Gretchen Goldman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-30
EPA leaders have now irreparably damaged the agency's process for setting health-based air pollution standards. That's why scientists are taking matters into their own hands. To ensure that independent science informs the particulate matter standards and beyond, the very particulate …
Capitalism's doctor shortage is about to get even worse
Roger Kulp | liberationnews.org | 2019-09-30
In capitalist society, healthcare is not guaranteed as a constitutionally protected right.
Stateless in Malaysia
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-30
The stateless people in Sabah, Malaysia are denied access to schools, jobs, and healthcare, and their village is facing demolition. They have found advocates in the youth movement Borneo Komrad.
Healthcare Reformer Wendell Potter: The For-Profit 'System Is Unraveling'
Michael Winship | commondreams.org | 2019-09-30
A business group comes out swinging on behalf of Medicare for All.
"Unofficial" Pro-Trump Groups Continue to Raise Cash in His Name
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-09-30
| Stephen Cory set up his first pro-President Donald Trump billboards a few days ago. Printed in bold blue-and-red font, the billboards called for America-first healthcare and foreign war prevention. | The ads are part of a "billboard campaign" Cory helped launch for America First Victory Fund, a new super PAC. The group hopes to convey…
The Untold Story of the Trump-Ukraine Scandal
Consortium News | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-29
The impeachment offensive against Donald Trump is another symptom of a partisan disease that ignores an even greater malignancy.
The Untold Story of the Trump-Ukraine Scandal
Palestinian Tortured by Israel's Shin Bet in Critical Condition
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-29
44-year-old Palestinian Samir Arbeed was admitted to a hospital in Jerusalem after been interrogated and tortured by Israel's Shin Bet – domestic intelligence service – who is accusing him to be the mastermind behind an alleged attack in an illegal West Bank settlement. | RELATED: | Dozens of Palestinians Forcibly Disappeared in Saudi Arabia: NGO Warns | "He was in good health before he was arrested. My husband was not suffering from any illness, and his health has deterior…
If You Are Black and in a Mental Health Crisis, 911 Can Be a Death Sentence
Shaun King | theintercept.com | 2019-09-29
There's a pattern of black families calling the police for a relative in a mental health crisis — and the police then kill that person.
"Voices being ignored": Regulators fail to enforce water-pollution laws in communities of color
Alexandra Jacobo | nationofchange.org | 2019-09-28
"For communities already facing severe burdens due to racism, social conditions, and/or environmental and health hazards, the inability to turn on a tap and receive clean, safe water is particularly devastating–and unjust."
Time to stand up for public healthcare
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-09-27
civil rights Mischa FrankIssue 1239 Australia Medicare private health insurance funding cutsSeptember 27, 2019The federal Coali…
Democrats, Please Don't Mess This Up. Impeach Trump for All His Crimes, Not Just for Ukraine
Mehdi Hasan | theintercept.com | 2019-09-26
Impeaching Trump only for Ukraine would give him a clean bill of health on everything else, like his obstruction of the Mueller investigation.
Kentucky's Abortion Law Forces Me to Humiliate My Patients
aclu.org | 2019-09-26
H.B. 2 is cruel, offensive, and the Supreme Court should strike it down. | I'm a doctor at the only abortion clinic in Kentucky. Providing safe, compassionate medical care has been my life's calling, and my patients' well-being is always my first priority. But Kentucky politicians — determined as usual to interfere with access to reproductive healthcare — are trying to force me to harm and humili…
"Suicide by cop" is murder by cop
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-26
Fight Back! is circulating statement by the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar | Minneapolis, MN – Keaton James Larson, Travis Jordan, Billy Hughes, Archer Amorosi and Phil Quinn are a few of the many Minnesotans who were dealing with a mental health crisis when killed by those who are paid to "protect and serve," leading some to ask the question "Were the victims suicidal?" | The question should not be "Was the victim suicidal?" but "Would the victim be alive if the police had handled the situation more appropriately?" In the case of Brian Quinones, killed on September 9 by police in Richfield, the answer…
Headlines for September 24, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-24
Greta Thunberg and Youth Activists Take On World Leaders at U.N. Climate Action Summit, Trump Admin Tells U.N. to Drop Term "Reproductive Health and Rights", Trump Ordered Hold on Ukrainian Aid Before Call with President Zelensky About Bidens, U.K. Supreme Court: Boris Johnson's Suspension of Parliament Is Unlawful, U.K., France & Germany Say Iran Responsible for Saudi Oil Attacks as Trump Addresses UNGA, Afghanistan: At Least 40 Civilians Killed by U.S.-Afghan Attack, Haiti: Senator Shoots AP Photographer in Face During Anti-Gov't Protests, Video of Blindfolded Prisoners in Xinjiang Adds to Fears of Mass Human R…
We're in Court to Protect Family Planning Care for Millions of Low-Income Patients
aclu.org | 2019-09-23
The Trump Administration is dismantling the Title X family planning program and compromising crucial health care for millions of people. | Title X is a federally funded family planning program that guarantees low-income people can receive critical health care services for free or at a reduced cost. For decades it's been one of the most effective federal health care programs, providing a wide range of vital reproductive and other services for millions of people across the country who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford them. | However, the Trump administration wants to undermine that success as part of an overall…
Three Percent Security Force's Split Highlights Plague of Infighting
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-09-05
The incessant power struggles that plague militia groups prompted defections in the Three Percent Security Force, robbed its leader of control and delivered the well-known antigovernment militia to the man who defied his commander.