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Category Archives: Health Care
Tamika Middleton and Laura Perez sat down with Michelle Foy to talk about how they are working to bring alternative birthing options to working class communities of color. Michelle Foy: What is traditional childbirthing and midwifery? Can you speak about … Continue reading
This week reactionaries in Texas are trying again to force through a vile anti-woman abortion bill. So we are reprinting this story from Anne Lewis (first posted at the Rag Blog). She was present at the Texas statehouse and took … Continue reading
As part of the ongoing column on health, nutrition, and revolutionary transformation, I’m pleased to interview Holly Anderson, LAc, with the Service Workers Acupuncture Project. Holly has been practicing acupuncture and herbal medicine for going on five years, and has … Continue reading
Editor’s note: This is the first piece in a new series on revolutionary health and nutrition. In this series, we hope to include interviews with alternative healthcare providers such as acupuncturists, midwives, herbalists, and other healers. The goal is to … Continue reading
The national policy discussion around health care reform ignores the big question—“How do we improve the people’s health?”—and concentrates instead on a narrow question: “How do we get people insured?” The debate is couched in language that is designed to … Continue reading
The struggle for universal healthcare in the U.S. has been long and difficult. Since the late 1800s, there have been multiple efforts at reform and revolutionary change. They have been met with much resistance from all sides, for various reasons. … Continue reading
Union members across the country are rallying to defend health care reform at Congressional Town Hall meetings. The right-wing populists are doing everything in their power to stop the discussion and shout down Congress members who have shown any sign … Continue reading