Health & Society

UNITED STATES

Why Do Republicans Keep Failing to Repeal Obamacare?

July 27, 2017 | With a new attempt to kill the ACA in shambles, a close look at the social forces behind each of the health care programs is in order.

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

Repeal Market Health Care – It’s Time to Fight for Medicare For All

April 04, 2017 | The Affordable Care Act and the now-failed American Health Care Act are different versions of a market-led, for-profit health care insurance system.

Emma Vignola

HEALTH

Women’s Health and the Implosion of Trumpcare

March 29, 2017 | The failure to repeal and replace Obamacare marks a major defeat for Trump and the Republican Party. The debate about women’s health was central to the debate and the disagreements among the (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

HEALTH

Unfettered Economy Kills, Especially When it Thrives

March 27, 2017 | Economic conditions affect health. In fact, economic conditions can kill. This idea is nothing new in itself—we have known about it for centuries. Engels’ The Conditions of the Working Class (1845) (...)

Usama Bilal

INTERVIEW

Woefully Understaffed, Maryland Nurses Fight to Unionize

March 14, 2017 | Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.

Suzanne Mintz

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

January 14, 2017 | With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming (...)

Tre Kwon
Shreya Mahajan

USA

Health Care Reform for Profit

February 14, 2014 | During the first days of 2014, Obamacare was put into effect, the hard-promoted health care reform, pushed by US President Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign. Beyond its (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre