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Trump is one example why we need Black History Month

by Rev. Irene Monroe February 1 begins Black History Month, a national annual observance since 1926, honoring and celebrating the achievements of African Americans. To commemorate its start President Trump hosted a “listening session” at the White House… Read More

Critics of the Affordable Care Act rollout say its technology problems are overwhelming. Defenders point to the states, where the health insurance marketplaces seem to be working. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

CBO Predicts 18 Million Uninsured, Higher Premiums In First Year After Obamacare Repeal And Delay

The Congressional Budget Office just issued a report on the likely effects of a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare immediately but keep some elements of the coverage expansion in place for two years.   The… Read More

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Tory backbenchers to push for white paper on No 10’s Brexit priorities

Conservative backbenchers have not given up the battle to force the government to publish a white paper spelling out its priorities for Brexit, despite No 10 making clear Theresa May’s speech is the only plan… Read More

EU universal income must be ‘seriously considered’ as rise of robots threatens mass unemployment, say MEP

MEPs have warned European countries must “seriously” consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale unemployment that could come as a result of robots taking over manual jobs.   A draft report,… Read More