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Tragedy in Puerto Rico, and a Radical Plan to Reform Healthcare

10/14/2017
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Vikas Saini, MD is President of the Lown Institute. After majoring in philosophy at Princeton, with an interest in economics, politics, and history, he completed his MD with Distinction from Dalhousie University in Halifax (1980), residency at Baltimore City Hospitals and Johns Hopkins, and a Lown Cardiology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard. Alex Zaitchik is an author whose recent book, Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price, is out now on Strong Arm Press....

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Eminem, Weinstein, and an Attack on DC's Working People

10/14/2017
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Carol Joyner is the Director for the Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF), in partnership with Family Values at Work. The LPWF works to address the policy and programmatic solutions for improving workplace standards. She is also the founding Director of the 1199SEIU/Employer Child Care Fund and past President of the Child Care Corporation

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An Addiction to Slave Labor

10/14/2017
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Amy Julia Harris is a reporter for Reveal, covering religion and its intersection with public life. She has also written enterprise stories for The Seattle Times, Half Moon Bay Review, and Campaigns and Elections Politics Magazine. Shoshana Walter is a reporter for Reveal, covering human trafficking and public safety. Her investigation on America's armed security guard industry won the 2015 Livingston Award for Young Journalists for national reporting and also was featured in a two-part...

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Learning from the Wapo Strike of '75

10/7/2017
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Akshay Nanavati is a Marine Corps Veteran, speaker, adventurer, entrepreneur and the author of "Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear into Health, Wealth and Happiness." Pete Tucker is an independent journalist who reports at TheFightBack.org. John Hanrahan is a former executive director of The Fund for Investigative Journalism and reporter for The Washington Post, The Washington Star, UPI and other news organizations.

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A Report Back from Puerto Rico

10/7/2017
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Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist and author who has written for The Nation, Salon, The New Republic, the New York Observer, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, the International Herald Tribune, Wired, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer. His recent book is titled, "Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price." Héctor J. Figueroa is the President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country. 32BJ...

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Nina Turner on Elections, Puerto Rico & Identity

10/7/2017
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Nina Turner is the President of Our Revolution and formerly a State Senator from Ohio.

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Imagining the Future: Beyond Capitalism, or An Uberized Nightmare?

9/30/2017
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Annalee Newitz is an American journalist, editor, and author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is the recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship from MIT. She is the tech culture editor at Ars Technica, and her recent book is titled “Autonomous: A Novel” Joey Eschrich is the editor and program manager for the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University.

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Medicare -- and Democracy -- For All

9/30/2017
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Dr. Sriram is the host of “Dr. America,” an innovative podcast about health justice on We Act Radio. He also writes about the relationships between health policy and civil rights. He currently practices general pediatrics in southeast Washington, DC and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Faiz Shakir is the National Political Director of the ACLU.

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Disabled Activists Put Their Bodies On the Line For Everyone

9/30/2017
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Cara Liebowitz is an activist with DC Metro ADAPT, which stands for Americans Disabled Attendant Programs Today, and Development Coordinator for the National Council on Independent Living.

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Tom Price's Con Air and a Cancer Patient Silenced by Trump

9/23/2017
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Alex Zaitchik is a freelance journalist and the author of “Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price” Laura Packard is a digital/new media and communications strategist, Democratic political consultant, voting rights advocate, writer and small business owner. She has Stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was blocked on twitter by Trump after she criticized the recent trumpcare effort.

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A Killing from Cancer Drugs and the Goldman Sachs White House

9/23/2017
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Vinay K. Prasad MD MPH is a hematologist-oncologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. He also holds appointments in the Division of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and as a Senior Scholar in the Center for Health Care Ethics. Michael Hudson is a reporting fellow at The Investigative Fund. His new article Government by Goldman at the Intercept was reported in partnership with The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute.

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F*** Yeah, We Can Afford Medicare for All

9/23/2017
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Timothy Faust is the Chapo Trap House health care correspondent and is pursuing a MPA in health policy and finance at NYU's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

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Disaster Dollars and Tillerson’s Petrocratic Empire

9/16/2017
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Trish Kahle is a journalist and writer currently based in Chicago, Illinois, where she is working toward completion of a PhD in History at the University of Chicago. Her work has appeared in outlets such as Jacobin, Salvage, Dissent, In These Times, The Ecologist (UK), Salon,and Socialist Worker. Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. His work has appeared in the Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post.

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The Rohingya's Agony, The Daou of Liberalism

9/16/2017
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Emmett Rensin is a contributing editor at the LA Review of Books, contributing writer at The Outline and a student at the University of Iowa. Simon Billenness is the Executive Director of the International Campaign for the Rohingya and an advocate for human rights, social justice, and corporate accountability

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Medicare For All: The New Deal's Next Step

9/16/2017
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Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works.

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Disaster Recovery, Care in Chaos, and the Climate Challenge

9/9/2017
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Lindsay Beyerstein is an investigative journalist, documentary filmmaker, & broadcaster. She hosts The Breach by Rewire and her recent documentary is titled, "Care in Chaos." Josh Mound holds a PhD in history and sociology from the University of Michigan and is currently a postdoctoral fellow in political economy at the University of Virginia.

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Hillary's Values, Fighting Disease, and a DACA Recipient's Struggle

9/9/2017
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MarkAlain Dery is an infectious diseases doctor with a focus on negative impacts of poverty on health. Abril Gallardo, senior organizer for Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) and a DACA recipient

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DACA & Immigrant Rights: A Front-Line Report

9/9/2017
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Mehrdad Azemun is the National Field Director at People’s Action.

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Google's New America and Trump's Evil Minions

9/2/2017
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Matt Stoller is a policymaker who focuses on industrial organization, monopoly power, and market structure. Who writes about at Open Markets Initiative at New America John Harrison Nichols is a liberal / progressive American journalist and author. He is Washington correspondent for The Nation and associate editor of The Capital Times. His new book is titled, “Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America”

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Hermes Scarves, Hate Speech, and Dolly Too

9/2/2017
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Cristina López G. is a Senior Researcher at Media Matters for America. She has a graduate degree in public policy from Georgetown University. Annie Zaleski is a Cleveland, Ohio-based freelance writer, editor, journalist and marketing consultant/strategist.

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