The escalating health care crisis, while causing an ever-widening circle of human misery, is also revealing the ugly underbelly of U.S. capitalism. The health crisis is giving rise to a raft of illegal and fraudulent practices, all driven by greed.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – It rained and it poured, but still 1,000 retirees came out on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, to stop the privatization of Medicare.
MONROE, Mich.: Marching for jobs and clean air / SPRINGFIELD, Ill.: State to get drugs from Canada / PITTSBURGH: AK Steel charged with racism / WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.: College teacher fired for antiwar remarks
AUSTIN, Texas – The return to Texas from Albuquerque, N.M., by Texas state Senator John Whitmire (D-Houston) broke the back of his fellow Democratic state senators’ fight to stop the Karl Rove, George W. Bush, Tom DeLay power grab in Texas
LOS ANGELES – Ultra-right Republican plans to seize control of this state ran into a roadblock when an appeals court Sept. 15 ordered postponement of California’s recall election.