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State Republican Party Chairman Caleb Heimlich said GOP representatives have had to deal with activist “tantrums,” pointing to a “die-in” at Reichert's office that protested the Republican health-care overhaul. “I think it is an organized resistance movement that relies on aggression and intimidation to be ...
His statement of opposition and a second one drafted by colleagues at other AIDS organizations have been co-signed by hundreds of organizations and individuals in the United States and around the world. Their biggest concern: long-standing U.S. visa policies will prevent many of the people most ...

While people are there for the showers, outreach workers from House of Hope can connect them with health-care services, tell them about affordable housing options in Rhode Island and provide them with a bag of toiletries they can take with them. "It was important to us to not just offer showers and be one ...
Two of her primary opponents have gained some traction in the activist community: Former local CBS news anchor Bobby Kaple is running on “affordable, accessible health care,” while Kevin Abel, a businessman and a South African immigrant who is Jewish, has attacked Donald Trump's treatment of ...
Democratic activist Ady Barkan made national headlines late last year when he confronted Sen. .... “We're trying to use my story and the stories of other people to highlight how this tax bill harms working- and middle-class families who need health care and need some more money in their pocket at the end ...
According to the project rationale, the program is training healthcare workers due to a lack of doctors in rural India — in some parts of the country, one doctor is expected to provide comprehensive primary health care for up to 30,000 residents. Australian rural areas, in comparison, are estimated to have 58 ...

Ady Barkan, the progressive health care activist whose video pleadings with U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake last year briefly became a viral hit, ... Barkan shot to instant fame among activists after a series of videos featured him talking to Flake in December aboard a flight from Washington. Barkan told Flake, an Arizona ...
“I've realized now what an opportunity they gave us, to talk to millions of people in this country about what Planned Parenthood does,” she says. “I know that wasn't their intention.” Richards was hailed in headlines for her wit and her composure, and the committee cleared Planned Parenthood of any ...
The global veterinary healthcare market is currently valued at nearly US$ 35 billion, and is expected to witness steady growth rates in the next decade. However, there are a plethora of changes ... pet-owners are making the shift to vaccines. The move is being supported by veterinary healthcare activists.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died Monday at the age of 81. In 2016, Madikizela-Mandela was awarded the Order of Luthuli, one of South Africa's highest honors, and she will be given a state burial on April 14. A political leader in her ...
To do it this year, the Parkland activists and their celebrity supporters are placing their hopes in a 38-year-old first-time candidate and former minor league ... Scholten supports a $15 minimum wage, an incremental move toward universal health care, comprehensive immigration reform that would protect ...
Samson Hampton was awarded the 2018 Empowerment Award from the TGI Network, for his direct action efforts to save healthcare, at the first annual ... Hampton was also presented with a certificate of special recognition from United States Representative David Cicilline (Democrat, Rhode Island).
An activist can't sit in front of a computer, posting or blogging away, limit themselves to tweeting, or simply disseminate news - fake or documented ... Americans have fostered and fought for a society that affords our disparate voices to raise in unison and speak out for what is meaningful to us; to be activists.
State lawmakers studying improvements to California's healthcare system on Tuesday rejected on a plan popular with Democratic activists to give ... It said creating government-run health care would be a long-term endeavor requiring new money and legislative staff and that such a plan would likely require ...
The strong and growing enthusiasm for “Medicare for All” would force health care reform onto the agenda of whichever Democrat, if any, manages to get elected .... healthcare through an improved Medicare for All can contain prices and therefore costs, eliminate the deductibles and co-pays that burden US ...
Danhof hopes to counter rhetoric from these activists along with other outside progressive groups that are working to influence corporations. He says they have fought the administration – while also trying to turn corporate leaders against business groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “We have a ...
Cfius's letter also notes that Qualcomm supplies the United States government with important products, and consults on cybersecurity matters relating to 5G and the internet of ... Its move shows Washington's worries about the selling of U.S. companies to foreign counterparts — and its willingness to act.

Some 24 hours before Common and Andra Day took the Dolby Theater stage to perform their Oscar-nominated song “Stand Up for Something” (from “Marshall”), a group of activists gathered in Beverly Hills to celebrate the moment. For the performance, each activist was contacted personally by Common ...
Housing activists marched and protested on the floors of the convention hall, urging candidates to back a proposal to strengthen California rent control. And at one point, angry over Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's decision to hold a proposed single-payer universal health care bill in committee, ...
THE PARK IMPERIAL AT 230 WEST 56TH ST , NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2017/07/10: New Yorkers and healthcare advocacy groups organized a ... Healthcare activists protest to stop the Republican health care bill at Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2017.
“We don't know everything, and we don't understand all of the possibilities and maybe some of the adjustments we may be able to make will save us money but not cut services,” said Walker after a lengthy public hearing Wednesday night. “The difficult part is we have cut so much over the past three years...
Activists hold signs during a Stop 'Trumpcare' rally in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC. ... In an Economist/YouGov poll taken in early April, 15 percent of surveyed U.S. adults listed health care as the most important issue to them, while another 15 percent chose Social Security. Those were the most ...
Can you just first remind us why he's been in danger of losing his job? HORSLEY: That's right. Shulkin is the only member of the Trump Cabinet who is a holdover from the Obama administration. And he's won some points for reforms in the troubled VA health care system. But in recent weeks, he's been the ...
The California Healthcare Roadblock Removal Act would give the state solid legal footing to raise billions of taxpayer dollars needed to finance single-payer health care. A single-payer system would, by current estimates, cost taxpayers an extra $200 billion a year. Fountain's initiative would set up a ...
Sister District coordinates phone-banking, postcards, text-banking, canvassing and other events to win state elections throughout the United States for Democrats. The focus is ... Lamb, a former Marine and federal prosecutor, is focused on working family policies, health care and other progressive values. Democrats hold a ...
“No matter who you are if you buy products of the United States of America, you are paying your taxes, you are paying your fair share,” Gibson said. Gibson also took issue with the U.S. healthcare system, commenting that “the whole thing is a fraud.” “We have a corrupt Big Pharma that has teamed up with ...


 

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