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Hillary Clinton Should Push Hard for Disability Civil Rights

Hillary Clinton and women with disabilities have something major in common: They are not seen for who they are and what they contribute.

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 READ MORE


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Bernie Sanders Is Tapping Into a Vein of Anger Over Health Care

What to do about Obamacare divides the senator from his chief rival, Hillary Clinton. She would merely shore up gaps in the program. The Vermont senator, however, goes further, and his vision of health care as a universal right could resonate among voters.

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 READ MORE

No Access for Handicapped

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 ENLARGE

Goodwill Ain’t So Great

The nonprofit agency takes advantage of workers with disabilities thanks to an antiquated act; people who stay up late show a higher incidence of the “Dark Triad” of personality traits—Machiavellianism, psychopathy and narcissism; meanwhile, the Egyptian military’s civilian death count is proof the Arab Spring has been halted. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jul 29, 2013 READ MORE

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GOP Senators Kill Treaty That Would Have Protected Disabled

The international treaty forbids discrimination against those with disabilities. So why didn’t Republicans want to pass it?

Posted on Dec 5, 2012 READ MORE

Jim Lehrer

Shortchanging Veterans

Jim Lehrer reports that the Army may be underestimating the severity of disabilities, denying servicemen and -women lifetime benefits. The Veterans Disability Benefits Commission found that disability ratings made by the Veterans Affairs Department were typically higher than those of the Army.

Posted on Apr 16, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN

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