Bishop William Barber, Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez
Democratic Congressmembers Pramila Jayapal and Barbara Lee have introduced a resolution called the Third Reconstruction, to end poverty in the United States by addressing systemic racism, economic and public health inequity, militarism, other issues.
Our current system defines health as the ability to work. Those who can’t are abandoned and exploited. If you’re too sick to work, you will be forced into poverty twice over: First by the loss of wages, and second, if lucky, by SSDI, or poverty.
The tech giant has long sought access to a priceless trove of veterans’ skin samples, tumor biopsies and slices of organs. DOD staffers have pushed back, raising ethical and legal concerns, but Google might win anyway.
A baby born in the U.S. in 2021 has a life expectancy at the lowest level since 1996. Native Americans, Black people and Hispanics are hardest hit. “Our increasingly potent and deadly drug supply is a result of the war on drugs.”