GOP Health Bill—How We Got Into This Mess
 

GOP Health Bill—How We Got Into This Mess

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Amid the scoreboard coverage of the GOP health bill, historians remind us of how the unique U.S. system became such an insurance-based mess.

 

The Opioid Crisis in Black and White

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered U.S. attorneys to get tough on drug crimes. He wasn't talking about white addicts, whom the opioid crisis affects the most.

 

Cuts to Medicaid Devastating for Rural Kids

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2017

House Republicans' threatened cuts to Medicaid would be devastating for children living in rural areas, according to a new study by researchers at Georgetown University.

 

‘Ellis Island of the South’ - Atlanta Coalition Helps Immigrants Naturalize

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 12, 2017

Atlanta has one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations in the country. A new coalition is helping them become U.S. citizens.

 

New ‘Poor People’s’ Leader: Anti-Voter Laws Worse Than Russian Meddling

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Mary Claire Blakeman, Posted: Jun 12, 2017

Bolstered by new Supreme Court rulings, Rev. William Barber will head the Poor People’s Campaign to fight voter suppression laws and wider poverty issues.

 

THE BLESSING SCAM: A Con Returns to Haunt Chinese Community

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, April Xu, Posted: Jun 02, 2017

Elder Fraud is on the rise nationally. Especially ugly is the “blessings” scam. Crooks steal life savings from older women in Chinatowns nationwide.

 

THE BLESSING SCAM: The Ugly Fraud Haunting Older Chinese Women

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, April Xu, Posted: Jun 01, 2017

Elder fraud against Asian immigrants is on the rise. Particularly pernicious is the “blessings” scam, used to steal life savings from older women in Chinatowns nationwide.

 

“We Count for Nothing:” Immigrant Workers Learn About Health Options

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 30, 2017

A health care and immigration advocate urged day laborers to take advantage of health programs available to them, instead of withdrawing into the shadows because of the xenophobic climate created by the Trump administration.

 

Most Elders Want to Stay at Homes, But Is That What's Best?

 

Deseret News/New America Media , News Feature, Lois M. Collins, Posted: May 29, 2017

America’s 46 million seniors will nearly double by 2060, meaning the U.S. Most want to age at home, but the country needs more age-friendly options when that’s not possible.

 

Profile in Old Age: Family, Friends and Purpose Fend Off Isolation

 

Deseret News/New America Media , News Feature, Lois M. Collins, Posted: May 28, 2017

Two women from different walks of life, former Utah First Lady Norma Matheson and Betty Newbold, face old age living alone with their own kinds of social-supports.

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