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Koch-funded study admits Medicare for All would save trillions
The study was intended to make Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All proposal look unattainable, but even cursory analysis shows that the study's estimated cost for the proposal is still at least $1.4 trillion cheaper than what our current system will cost over the next 10 years.
Does Doug Chin believe in civil rights for everyone?
Actions taken by the Department of the Attorney General, which Chin headed from 2015 until the beginning of 2018, lead one voter to question whether the candidate for Congressional District 1 is truly the civil rights champion he claims to be.
NOAA drops illegal “take” charges against Hawaiian cultural practitioners
The Federal agency may have thought it was doing its duty in enforcing tenets of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, but the agency's lack of knowledge and understanding of Hawaiian culture and the protected rights of practitioners resulted in a violation of civil liberties that could have been prevented with better communication.