“If we lose our health care, we will begin to die.”

By Zoe Carpenter for The Nation. Disability activists are at the forefront of direct action against Trump. One morning last June, as Senate Republicans worked feverishly to gut the Affordable Care Act, about 60 people, many of them in wheelchairs, entered the Russell Senate Office Building by separate doors so as not to attract attention from the […]

Children in U.S. are 70% more likely to die than children in other rich countries

By Sarah Kliff for Vox. Above photo: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images. A new study ranks 20 wealthy countries on childhood deaths. The US comes in last. A child born in the United States has a 70 percent greater chance of dying before adulthood than kids born into other wealthy, democratic countries, a new […]