Marianne Williamson's Ideas About Health and Disability Are Downright Dangerous
The threats that Williamson's ideas present to disabled people are not just hypothetical.
No, Professors Aren't Discriminating Against Conservative Students
A major study led by a lifelong Republican debunks this popular right-wing talking point.
Yes, Trump's Detention Centers Are Concentration Camps
These are concentration camps, and denying as much merely prepares the way for worse atrocities to come.
Why Aren't States Doing More to Lower the Cost of Insulin?
Insulin pricing is yet another case where state lawmakers can choose whether or not to save the lives of their constituents.
The GOP Movement to Gut Medicaid Has Come to Tennessee
Tennessee has been purging people from its Medicaid rolls, while the legislature is working to promote caps on the program.
Two Months in Hell: How I Left My Antidepressant Behind
Getting off my antidepressant was hell. I'm not alone—and the pharmaceutical industry isn't helping.
The Courts Are Making It Harder to Restrict Medicaid Through Work Requirements
But the Trump administration's attacks on Medicaid are nowhere near finished.
When Universities Shortchange Grad Students, Undergrads Suffer Too
A new report highlights gross inequities in health coverage for grad students—and a lack of access to mental-health resources more generally.
Utah Is Ground Zero for the GOP's Plan to Limit Medicaid Expansion
A well-funded Medicaid expansion saves lives and money. Yet Utah and 14 other states are applying for work requirements in hopes of strangling the program.
Trump's 2019 Budget Proposal Is Dangerous—and Right in Line With Republican Values
When it comes to attacking programs that help the most vulnerable Americans, Donald Trump is right in step with his predecessors and his party.
Academics Want to Do More Public Writing. How Can We Help Them?
It's long past time for every discipline to count and valorize all scholarly work, even or especially when it's aimed at an extramural audience.
The Sanders/Jayapal Medicare-for-All Plans Now Include Supports for Disabilities
Mainstream M4A proposals just got a lot more inclusive.
Why Expanding Health-Care Access Must Include Immigrants
Public health means keeping everyone healthy—as a moral matter, and a practical one.
SCOTUS Just Made It Harder to Execute Intellectually Disabled Prisoners
Texas has been trying to execute Bobby Moore for decades. The Supreme Court once again said "no."
How the Left Will Define the 2020 Democratic Primary
The American left hasn't been this energetic in decades—and they're raising hard questions for almost every Democratic candidate.
Why Did the CIA Classify the Soviet Army's Recipe for Borscht?
The problem for people who care about government transparency is that the CIA's efforts to conceal history go far beyond soup.
Meeting Klobuchar Supporters at Her Campaign Launch
The crowd responded well to Amy Klobuchar's campaign launch. Will the rest of the country?
Could Medicaid for All Work as a Path to Universal Coverage?
A new study suggests that states already have broad legal authority to expand Medicaid access.
How the Private Health-Care Industry Is Working to Kill Medicare for All
Americans across the political spectrum are longing for change in health care but are worried about what changes might mean.
Thanks to the 2018 Elections, More States Are Expanding Medicaid
Until American health care becomes truly universal, Medicaid expansion is the best way for states to safeguard the most vulnerable populations.
The Trump Administration's Latest Plan to Gut Medicaid
With Dems running the House, the Trump administration is looking for ways to enact its agenda without legislative approval.
What Disability Leaders Want to See From 2020 Candidates
After the 2016 election, disability activists say the bar for prospective Democratic nominees has never been higher.
Why the American Public Is Coming to Reject Lethal Injection
The total number of executions is declining, but we're not executing the worst criminals—just the criminals with the worst lawyers.
Dangerous Restraint-and-Seclusion Policies Put Disabled Students at Severe Risk
These policies continue to traumatize and endanger children and teens.
Free Speech, Unless You're Advocating for Palestine
CNN's firing of Marc Lamont Hill highlights the ongoing silencing of pro-Palestinian voices in American life.
How George H.W. Bush Proved Himself to the Disability Rights Community
The ADA stands as one of Bush's greatest legacies. He didn't do it alone.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Mastered the Politics of Digital Intimacy
The congresswoman-elect connects with young voters, promoting progressive positions while chopping peppers and making noodles.
People With Down Syndrome Are Not Endangered Animals
Cute, well-intentioned depictions of people with Down syndrome as charismatic megafauna literally dehumanize them.
In the Age of Trump, We Need Cutting-Edge Humanities More Than Ever
The latest academic hoax emerges from the same ideological position as the Trump administration's attack on trans rights.
You Can't Create Good Gun Policy by Stigmatizing the Mentally Ill
Everytown for Gun Safety is playing into the NRA's hands with its Minnesota campaign.
#HimToo Should Be a Conversation About Male Victims of Sexual Assault
Conservatives are trying to use #HimToo to defend Kavanaugh and Trump.
Kwame Rockwell Will Be the Next Disabled Person Executed by America
America's courts still don't have clear protections for defendants with severe mental illness.
Given the Keith Ellison Allegations, What's a Democrat in Minnesota to Do?
Our choice for attorney general is between a bigot and a possible domestic abuser.
How to Beat ICE in Your Hometown? Run for Sheriff.
A day with Dave Hutchinson, a veteran police officer running to unseat the anti-immigrant sheriff of Hennepin County, Minnesota.
How to Keep the Internet of Things From Killing Us All
Author Bruce Schneier warns about the coming hyper-networked world where all your devices are talking to each other.
How I Discovered My Depression—and Began to Confront It
With suicide rising among undiagnosed American depressives, I recognized it was time to admit I needed help.