Articles in Healthcare

U.S. Policymaking on Sex and Reproduction is Based on Damaging Conservative Assumptions

Legislation around sex and reproduction ought to empower people by educating them and enhancing their freedom—as opposed to promoting shame and stigmatization.


We Deserve Better Than Zombie Healthcare

As Dr. Mark Vonnegut argues in his new book, most of us are defenseless against medical care that is indifferent or carried out by burned out healthcare workers. Yet many of us receive this type of care every day.


Deny Until We Die

Agent Orange killed my father. Did
it also kill my sisters? Like a detective, I set out to discover the truth.


How The Phrase “Universal Healthcare” Became Meaningless

By talking about universal healthcare without supporting an actual universal healthcare system, centrist Democrats turn an important demand into an empty marketing slogan.


Smart Toilets and the Endless Spread of Health Surveillance

The unexamined poop is not worth taking, according to the country’s finest entrepreneurs.


Our ‘Normal’ Responses to Mental Health Crises Are Not Working

People in pain need care and support, not state-sanctioned violence.


The Definitive Case for ‘Medicare For All’

A new book from healthcare experts Dr. Abdul El-Sayed and Micah Johnson makes it clear that M4A is possible in the present—and more urgent than ever.


Transgender Trouble: 40 Years of Gender Essentialism and Gatekeeping

Roanne K. Jalopy explains the history and haphazard ideology behind medical neglect of the trans community.


Why Private Health Insurance Makes No Sense

It’s important for everyone to understand exactly why it needs to be gotten rid of.


Gambling With Your Health

The capitalist idea of “efficiency” leaves us vulnerable to emergencies.


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