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Birthday PIE for Medicare: celebrations urge expanding it for all

"Because of Medicare, our seniors have access to health care, they're living longer lives, decent lives. That's something worth fighting for!"

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Today in history: Hooray for Medicare on its first 50 years!

Happy birthday, Medicare! Celebrations are occurring all over the country.

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Religious voters back Pope's stands against racism, income inequality, for worker rights

Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.

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Today in history: The Americans with Disabilities Act signed 25 years ago

It was dedicated activism that accomplished these measures so that the benefits of living in a modern society can be accessed by millions more people.

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Unionists, retirees to lead mass pro-Medicare rallies on July 30

Unions also want to use the rallies to again push for "Medicare for all," namely government-run single-payer national health insurance.

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Scam videos try to destroy Planned Parenthood - again

An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.

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Flora Hommel, 87: life as a labor of love

Besides being the founder of the Childbirth Without Pain Education Association, her work touched on so many areas ... health, women, city politics, world politics.

 

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Texans exhale as legislative session ends

In Texas, labor's victories consist not in getting legislation passed, but in stopping some of the worst of the worst.

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Today in history: first AIDS cases reported in 1981

In its earliest phase, very little was known about transmission, and public anxiety grew, sometimes reaching hysterical proportions.

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Today in history: World War I vets demand relief

During the Great Depression, the "Bonus Expeditionary Force," a group of World War I veterans seeking to cash in their veterans' bonus certificates, arrived in D.C.

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