We Have a Dental Care Crisis. Medicare for All Could Solve It.

Guaranteed dental coverage would finally put an end to the deep inequities in U.S. oral health. By Natalie Shure for In These Times Over an early September weekend in 2017, some 850 visitors showed up to the University of Maryland (UMD) basketball arena in College Park. But the attendees weren’t there to watch a game, […]

Hospitals Are Leaving Rural America. Rural Americans Are Staying Put.

By Debbie Weingarten for Talk Poverty Kendra Colburn spent a decade uninsured. During those years, she worked as a carpenter near her hometown in rural Vermont, earning just enough that she didn’t qualify for low-income health care, but not enough to afford health insurance on her own. While uninsured, she suffered two major work injuries […]