Sick and Fired

Congress has debated health-care reform for generations. Our much-debated and historic legislation is finally ready to go to work, hopefully delivering expanded coverage, making health care more affordable, and holding insurance companies accountable. But we still...

Flying and Radiation Risks

In the aftermath of the foiled “underwear bomber” attack on Christmas Day, there’s a major push to install whole-body X-ray scanning machines at airport screening areas. It’s being led by former Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff, now a paid consultant for a...

We are What We Eat

Matt Holland with True Majority and USAction writes, “That morsel at the end of your fork isn’t just food. It’s the product of fossil fuels, industrialized agriculture and chemical herbicides–all of which are destroying our environment and...
The Right’s Obsession with Abortion and Sex

The Right’s Obsession with Abortion and Sex

War’s OK, Where thousands die, But one abortion, Makes me cry. Right-wingers maintain a lengthy political agenda. There’s the need for an unfettered military, lower taxes, corporate freedom, unlimited consumption, private (or no) health insurance, expanded...