Tag Archives: Medicaid

Media ‘Extremes’ on Healthcare: Universal Coverage or Taking Healthcare From Millions

“Americans distrust any ambitious change in the realm of medical care,” says the Chicago Tribune‘s Steve Chapman (9/15/17)–ignoring the polls that show majority support for single-payer. MICHAEL CORCORAN  FAIR  September 20, 2017 For many years, corporate media have largely ignored a single-payer system as a possible solution to the United States healthcare crises (FAIR.org, 3/6/09). This silent […]

Common Dreams | RESIST DAY #50: What You Can Do Today

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[Video] Bill Moyers interviews Henry Giroux: book “Zombie Politics”

Published on Nov 22, 2013 In his book, Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, author and scholar Henry Giroux connects the dots to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a “machinery of social and civil death” that chills “any vestige of a robust democracy.” Subscribe or “Follow” us […]

Michael Parenti> Media Disinformation: The Role of Powerful Political Lobbies and Moneyed Interests in America

Renowned American intellectual and cultural critic believes that the United States, is exercising double standards with regards to Iran’s nuclear program and treating Iranians in a discriminatory way through imposing unilateral and unjust sanctions. By Michael Parenti and Kourosh Ziabari Global Research, July 27, 2013 FARS New “Iran has signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty which gives it the […]

Nygaard Notes> Media in an Unjust World, Parts I & II

This Week: Media in an Unjust World  Number 517 November 19, 2012  “Quote” of the Week: “Sweeping Cuts in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security”  Bonus “Quote” of the Week: “The New Normal for Our Youth.”  The Voter Empowerment Act: Now in the Senate  Nygaard Notes Methodology  Media and the Just World Theory  Blaming the Victims  Dehumanizing […]

Two by Robert Reich> True Patriotism and Memorial Day Thoughts

True Patriotism MONDAY, MAY 28, 2012      robertreich.org True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burdens of keeping America going. Those who earn tens of millions of dollars a year but pay less than 14 percent of their incomes in taxes, and argue the rich should pay even […]

Robert Reich> The Fable of the Century

The Fable of the Century April 5, 2012   Robert Reich.org Imagine a country in which the very richest people get all the economic gains. They eventually accumulate so much of the nation’s total income and wealth that the middle class no longer has the purchasing power to keep the economy going full speed. Most […]

Economist Robert Reich blasts GOP’s ‘seven biggest economic lies’

Economist blasts GOP’s ‘seven biggest economic lies’ By Business Insider  via Raw Story Wednesday, October 12, 2011 By Robert Reich The President’s Jobs Bill doesn’t have a chance in Congress — and the Occupiers on Wall Street and elsewhere can’t become a national movement for a more equitable society – unless more Americans know the […]