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Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

We Didn't Land On Plymouth Rock Because We Were Already Here

I originally wrote this on my personal Facebook page as a note but it's very much applicable to this site so I thought I'd share it here as well. …

“We Ain’t Choosing No Sides; We Just Choosing Our Side”

The gangs of Baltimore believe they can do a better job policing their community than the police.<p><b>By Amy K. Nelson</b><p><b>It’s a few</b> minutes before midnight …

White America’s racial amnesia: The sobering truth about our country’s “race riots”

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>White pogroms against blacks are a fixture of American history. Someone please inform our major news networks<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>May 1, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Baltimore’s young people responded to the police theft of Freddie Gray’s life with …

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