ACLU: Patients’ Needs, Not Personal Beliefs, Come First in Health Care

.     Patients’ Needs, Not Personal Beliefs, Come First in Health Care   ACLU June 11, 2019, 4:00 PM We’re suing the Trump administration today over a rule that allows health care providers to refuse care based on religious or moral beliefs. Since taking office, the Trump administration has launched a systematic attack on […]

Guterres: New Disability Inclusion Strategy is ‘transformative change we need’

.     New Disability Inclusion Strategy is ‘transformative change we need’, says Guterres UNMISS/Isaac Billy Athletes with disabilities play wheel-chair basketball in South Sudan. (file 2012) 11 June 2019 Human Rights Disability inclusion is not only a fundamental human right, it is “central to the promise” of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, UN […]

Trump’s Own Polling Data Shows He’s in Deep Trouble.

.   Trump’s Own Polling Data Shows He’s in Deep Trouble. Here’s How He Reportedly Tried to Bury It Mother Jones .June 11, 2019, 12:27 PM President Donald Trump has long relied on parroting Fox News and cherry-picked, often misleading data in order to portray confidence ahead of the 2020 election. The president has also, […]

Delays in US Payday Loan Reform Will Hurt Consumers

.     Delays in US Payday Loan Reform Will Hurt Consumers Consumer Protection Agency Is Considering Repealing Critical Protections During Delay Komala Ramachandra Senior Researcher, Business and Human Rights Komala_chandra Gutting payday loan rules will harm vulnerable families© Seth Anderson/Flickr   The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) announcement last Thursday that it will […]

Americans Still Paying the Price of Cold War With Health Problems

.     Americans Still Paying the Price of Cold War With Health Problems     (StatePoint) For many Americans, the Cold War is a distant memory or something read about in history books. But for thousands of workers who supported the war effort as an integral part of the nation’s nuclear defense system, it […]