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We Have To Stop Holding Survivors To Impossible Standards

Because survivors aren’t masked superheroes: They’re humans. Read...
Angana Roy of Role Reboot    |   04.12.19   |   SHARE
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Thirty years or three hours — time has no meaning when the power to decide has been taken from you. I believe you Dr. Blasey Ford and I believe all of us.

Dr. Blasey Ford Is All Of Us, And I Believe All Of Us

Thirty years or three hours — time has no meaning when the power to decide has been taken from you. I believe you Dr. Blasey Ford and I believe all Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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Alas, it seems as if the American public is taking steps back instead of forward. Lives are being toyed with as health care is being tossed from politician to politician like a ball that can be dropped without incident.

Rising Rates Of Suicide Highlight Public Health Crisis; We Need The ACA

Without the destigmatization that occurs when an illness is deemed legitimate, America loses more lives to suicide. Without legislation that protects Read...
Alexis Dent    |   07.27.17   |   SHARE
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The nuclear option is definitely on the table for SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch. (Image Credit: The White House via Wikimedia Commons)

#RavsRadar: Mitch McConnell Is About To Go 'Weird Pro' To Confirm Neil Gorsuch

Buckle up folks, the Senate Democrats just announced they have enough members opposing confirmation of Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   04.3.17   |   SHARE
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Daily Quote: Wait Until You Hear Just How Awful our Minimum Wage Is

Republicans have successfully filibustered a proposal to raise the minimum wage. Senator Michael Bennett is here to tell us how damaging this will be Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   04.30.14   |   SHARE

Will the Kentucky Senate Race Come Down to an Ill-Fated Cockfighting Endorsement?

Tea Party darling Matt Bevin has learned the hard way that it's not always best to cater to your state's lowest common denominator. Mitch McConnell Read...
Jane Jones   |   04.29.14   |   SHARE

Shocker! Congress Shows Bipartisan Support of Two Reasonable Bills

Broad bipartisanship in congress seems like a thing of yesteryear. Democrats and Republicans have drawn their lines—some Read...
Jane Jones   |   03.12.14   |   SHARE