U.N. seeks ratification for multilateral Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty

Millions of lives may be lost in new Korean War

US President Donald Trump’s threat to unleash “fire and fury like the world has never seen” against the impoverished and oppressed nation of North Korea has sent shockwaves of dread and anxiety around the world. -WSWS.org Since 1945 with the detonation of the first U.S. nuclear bombs that quickly brought Japan to surrender, nations have questioned the deadly use of […]

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THAAD increases likelihood of new Korean War

THAAD & The Global Arms Race

This article is based on part two of the ANSWER posted Webinar/Teach-in offered by the Task Force to Stop THAAD in February 2017. THAAD stands for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, a type of powerful radar-driven defense system developed by the United States. StopTHAAD is a coalition of U.S. based organizations formed to promote genuine peace-building. The goal is […]

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ADAPT, and Obama defend Obamacare

Disability advocates defend Obamacare

As the Senate unveiled their version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Thursday June 22, 2017, the American Disabled Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) staged a morning die-in in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Capitol Hill. A more macabre scene could not be imagined. As the so-called caring Senators prepared to speak before the Senate […]

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Fork in the road: Improve or Replace ACA, Part 2

YouTube.com, Feb 7, 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5akI818b8U

In Part 1, we discuss how ACA is being repealed in the House and the Senate. In Part 2, we discuss midnight voting, and the impact of repeal whether or not there is a replacement. Feints and last-minute, midnight voting Big corporations have bought the Congress not only through money but through their inside knowledge and expertise on legislative procedures. […]

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Fork in the road: Improve or Replace ACA, Part 1

ABC News, YouTube.com, May 7, 2017

As millions of voters have mobilized around the country over the past six months, it’s clear that the majority want support government sponsored healthcare. Pew Research in January 2017 (before all the marches) reveals 60% of Americans favor government responsibility for healthcare coverage over 38% who felt otherwise. However the Republicans have long had as their objective the goal to […]

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Giving through suffering, living the word

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Here is a recent video clip from Da Ai television. Da Ai television is one of the humanitarian works of Tzu Chi. Their news clips feature some of today’s news mostly from Asia but with humanitarian themes. More than this, there is the overarching emphasis of benevolence, authenticity, and environment. According to Master Chen Yen, if we truly believe in making the world […]

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GOP Healthcare Bill in Senate: Act Now

image from healthcare.gov

Image of GOP sabotaging Obamacare from Healthinsurance.org Today Senator Chuck Schumer spoke to the media about the impending analysis of the GOP health care bill, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA, H.R. 1628). Senator Bernie Sanders stood alongside as Schumer described the bill “as taking a sledgehammer to the ACA.” Schumer does not exaggerate. Since 2013, repeal and replace bills have […]

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Pelosi defends Obamacare at Town hall

CNN Town Hall May 15, 2017

At the CNN Town Hall on May 15, 2017 House Leader Nancy Pelosi talked about healthcare. View video here: http://tinyurl.com/kmhjwyg.   Veteran congresswoman Nancy Pelosi spoke out in support of the Affordable Care Act (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act PPACA/ACA) at a town hall sponsored by CNN last Monday in Washington, D.C. At the town hall in Washington, D.C. moderated by […]

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