Healthcare Is Not A Cellphone Plan

The Affordable Care Act is far from perfect and there is currently a bill to implement Universal Healthcare or Medicare For All (H.R.676). The Republican majority and the 45th President of the United States are still bent on removing many of the protections in the ACA. They seem to think shopping for health care is like getting a cellphone plan. It is not. It is not even

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Why We March on May Day

There are many lessons we as a country still have to learn. From police brutality and violent anarchists infiltrating peaceful protests, to politicians co-opting movements for their own agenda a la Eisenhower's declaration in 1958

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Congressional Democrats Owe Us A Strategy

The atmosphere everywhere we turn is replete with rancor and vitriol, and every effort we make is met with a standard retort, “You lost, get over it.” These are not standards times. We accept that Donald Trump is President of the United States, even if we don’t like it.

We do not, however, accept the implication that his win comes with autocratic authority, or that we no longer have a place in our government. The United States remains a democracy where all opinions matter. They cannot all prevail, but they must all matter.

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We Must Deal With The 12th Amendment

The 2016 election was a revelatory event with regard to the actual operation of the democracy. The election’s outcome brought Americans face-to-face with what many view as an arcane relic with dubious roots. Most Americans struggle with explaining the Electoral College, and yet, it is the cornerstone of the franchise.

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