Tag Archives: Health Care

Alice Embree :
METRO | Demonstrators say ‘No’ to Trumpcare; Seven arrested outside Sen. Cornyn’s office

Austin protesters vote with their feet against a bill that would be disastrous for health care and a bonanza for wealth care. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 12, 2017 AUSTIN — On Thursday, July 6, more … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Demonstrators say ‘No’ to Trumpcare; Seven arrested outside Sen. Cornyn’s office

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences

‘Mercy Killers’ is merciless is in its very personal indictment of the American health care system. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 26, 2015 Event: Mercy Killers Date: Tue-Wed, May 12-13, 2015 Time: 8 p.m. Where: The … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Heart attack survivor Jeff Shero Nightbyrd on how not to have one!

Jeff, who had triple bypass surgery, talks about heart health, holistic health, and our health care system. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 12, 2015 Jeff Shero Nightbyrd, who was a major figure in the ’60s … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Heart attack survivor Jeff Shero Nightbyrd on how not to have one!

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Tom Hayden :
Battling Ebola: Cuba leads while U.S. lags

The U.S. has 550 military personnel in Africa on counterterrorism missions while over 5,000 Africans have succumbed to the non-military threat of Ebola. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2014 In what a New York Times … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Battling Ebola: Cuba leads while U.S. lags

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METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore : Support your local musicians’ health

Have fun, celebrate live music, and support a great cause during HAMM Benefit Day throughout Austin, Tuesday, September 23. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 Event: HAAM Benefit Day Sponsor: Whole Foods Market Benefiting: … finish reading METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore : Support your local musicians’ health

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori talk sustainable design on Rag Radio

Visionaries in the field for decades, Pliny and Gail have made significant contributions to the sustainability movement. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 2, 2014 Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori, co-directors of the Center for Maximum … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori talk sustainable design on Rag Radio

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Paul Krassner : Is There a Doctor in the House?

Doctors provide free medical care at the Riverside County Fair Grounds in California’s Coachella Valley earlier this year. Image from KESQ.com. California tops in most uninsured: Is there a doctor in the house? The insurance industry has a preexisting condition … finish reading Paul Krassner : Is There a Doctor in the House?

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Norman Pagett and Josephine Smit : Can We ‘Downsize’ and Survive?

Sewers under construction, north bank of the Thames looking west. Image from End of More. The end of more:Can we ‘downsize’ and survive? We continue to delude ourselves that ‘downsizing’ will somehow allow us to carry on with our current … finish reading Norman Pagett and Josephine Smit : Can We ‘Downsize’ and Survive?

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Lamar W. Hankins : CPR and End-of-Life Decisions

Art from PBS NewsHour. CPR and end-of-life decisions Since the story of the 87-year old woman first appeared, more information has come to light. She was aware of and had agreed to the policy of the center where she lived … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : CPR and End-of-Life Decisions

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Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Death with Dignity’ Defeated

Image from WNYT.com.‘Death with Dignity’ defeated:Freedom denied by Massachusetts voters If I decide that it is time for my life to come to an end for reasons important to me, that should be my decision. By Lamar W. Hankins | … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Death with Dignity’ Defeated

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Ted McLaughlin : Are We Moving Towards Single-Payer?

Photo by Glyn Lowe Photoworks / Flickr. Image from OtherWords.The pressures moving the U.S. closerto a single-payer health care system There will be a huge pressure to reform Medicaid — and the only way to reform it adequately is to … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Are We Moving Towards Single-Payer?

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Sarito Carol Neiman : The Anti-Angels of Health Care

Cartoon from The New Yorker.Shredding the envelope:Healthcare on the ground – Part III: The anti-angel forces By Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / September 22, 2011 [Shredding the Envelope (“Ruminations on news, taboos, and space beyond time”) is … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : The Anti-Angels of Health Care

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