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MORNING MESSAGE Mary Gerisch Why I Got Arrested For Medicare For All Two weeks ago I was in handcuffs, one of six People’s Action members arrested at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C.. We engaged in a peaceful protest after we asked Mitch to step out...

Why I Got Arrested For #MedicareForAll

A few weeks ago I was in handcuffs, one of six People’s Action members arrested at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C.. We engaged in a peaceful protest after we asked Mitch to step out of the way of #MedicareForAll, and he refused. Why was I there,...

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MORNING MESSAGE Martha Burk The Most Dangerous Time For Women’s Rights In Decades We’re living in the most perilous time for abortion rights and reproductive freedom since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. Since President Trump succeeded in elevating Brett Kavanaugh —...

The Most Dangerous Time For Women’s Rights In Decades

We’re living in the most perilous time for abortion rights and reproductive freedom since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. While some erosion of abortion rights has occurred over the decades — parental consent laws, waiting periods, procedure curtailment — the...

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MORNING MESSAGE Jeff Bryant Epic Fail Of Charter Schools In Louisiana Parents in New Orleans are sick of the instability temporary charter schools have brought to their community. Now they are organizing to repeal the state law that legalized charters, calling the...

Epic Fail Of Charter Schools In Louisiana

When Arne Duncan, the U.S. Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama, said Hurricane Katrina was the “best thing that happened to the education system in New Orleans,” he was no doubt referring in part to how the storm and its aftermath led to the spread of...

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MORNING MESSAGE Leo Gerard This Is How Medicare For All Will Save Lives Last month, in a Pittsburgh parking lot following a conference on type one diabetes, three women stood crying. Two of them, mother and teenaged daughter, had just handed a stranger, 25-year-old...

This Is How Medicare For All Will Save Lives

Last month, in a Pittsburgh parking lot following a conference on type one diabetes, three women stood crying. Two of them, mother and teenaged daughter, had just handed a stranger, 25-year-old Michelle, three shopping bags full of insulin pump supplies. Michelle was...

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MORNING MESSAGE KC Vick Alabama Won’t Roll Over To The Rising Tide Of Hate Alabama Governor Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the country. Once again, the people of Alabama are left to fend for themselves. This should come as no surprise:...

Alabama Won’t Roll Over To The Rising Tide Of Hate

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the country. Doctors now face up to 99 years in prison for offering to end pregnancies, with nearly no exceptions - including cases of incest and rape. Once again, the people of Alabama...

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