Category: CARE ECONOMY

Double Standard, Double Spacing

Sharisse Tracy

July 31, 2017 at 2:57 pm

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Late in April, approximately 1,000 students in the Upward Bound Program at The University of Maine Presque Isle (UMPI) received notice that their funds would not be continued, due to the line spacing of their funding application. Programs like Upward Bound work to “level the playing field” […]

The Republican Health Care Plan is an Attack on People Like Me

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

June 23, 2017 at 12:14 pm

This article first appeared on The Progressive. How many Americans will be impacted by the GOP’s Obamacare repeal legislation, drafted under veils of secrecy? How many will suffer the consequences? Probably everyone. But the harshest impacts will be felt by those Americans who are already the most vulnerable. Individuals and families who need maternity care, […]

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