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BY staff | San Jose, CA | 1/15/18
On the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior’s birthday, Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) condemned the Trump administration and the Republican governor of Kentucky for the new work requirements for Medicaid. Medicaid provides health insurance for more than 74 million low-income and disabled Americans.
BY staff | Albert Lea, MN | 12/23/17
On Dec. 20, Mayo Albert Lea Hospital blocked 79 SEIU Healthcare MN hospital workers from returning to work after they went out on a one-day strike the day before. The members went on strike because they have been without a contract for over a year.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/08/17
On Monday, March 6, the House of Representatives Republican leadership, backed by President Trump, rolled out their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare).
Healthcare
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 8/19/12
In April of 2012, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) did a report on the impact of Republican Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal, which was later passed by the House of Representatives, on health care.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Chicago, IL | 5/21/12
Over 300 people gathered on Saturday, May 19 in a Chicago park to demand healthcare, not warfare.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/13/12
The Mental Health Movement is fighting Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plans to close six clinics this month.
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, Il | 11/04/09
“We won!” Text messages with those words went out the night of Nov. 3 from the SK Hand Tool strikers to family members and supporters. Reports went right to the fact that the SK Hand Tool workers will have health insurance.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/22/09
Norma Trinidad and 20 of her co-workers stood in front of the Sears store on Dearborn Street in Chicago’s Loop, Sept. 18, handing fliers to people as they walked past.
BY David Hungerford | Trenton, NJ | 4/10/08
500 people traveled to Trenton, the state capital of New Jersey, April 5, to protest the threat to close Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield.
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