Healthcare

03 Apr 2019

Concord Gets Closer to Scoring the Cannabis!

Right now, at this very moment, there are no cannabis delivery services or dispensaries within Concord city limits. A quick search on Weedmaps shows the closest dispensaries to Concord are in Berkeley or Vallejo, which can be quite a costly and time-consuming trek in Bay Area traffic. Delivery companies do

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02 Apr 2019

America’s Cultural Paradox

By Harvey Rifkin The election of Trump in 2016 was not only about greed-driven economics for the wealthiest of Republican Americans, but really about a great cultural divide perceived by many working-class Republican Americans. Trump has done little to prop up economic life for working-class Americans, his tax cut went

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19 Feb 2019

Let’s Get Civical Is The Podcast That’s Equal Parts Civics Class and Comedy Show

I bet you think you’re pretty well educated about politics. You can probably name most of the Dems who’ve already announced they’re running in 2020 but can you explain what gerrymandering is? What about ‘cloture’? Or ‘quorum’? Politics is more than just the names on the ballot. It’s also the

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12 Feb 2019

Young Politicians of Color You Should Get To Know

By Arbed Marie Cancel We can all agree that under this current Trump administration a lot of unfortunate truths have come to light. The increase of hate crimes and racial attacks, for one, are notable factors in today’s America. These issues have sparked more intrigue in politics for average Americans

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29 Jan 2019

Opioid Epidemic at the Start of 2019: Where’s the Progress We Were Promised?

By Kate Harveston When tens of thousands of your fellow citizens die in one year from the same preventable cause, you rightly call it a ‘crisis’.  The National Safety Council found in 2017 that for the first time ever, Americans were more likely to die from opioid overdose than from a car accident. You

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18 Dec 2018

Two Women Paid Off $1.5 Million in Medical Debt For Strangers

By Katie Robbins How would you like to wake up this holiday season to find a letter in your mailbox announcing a complete stranger has paid off your medical bills just because they wanted to? That’s exactly what two activists with the Campaign for New York Health did for over

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17 Nov 2018

The ‘Costco of Weed’ Opens in the Bay Area

We got to talk to Flower Company co-founder Tony Diepenbrock at length about their ‘no middlemen’ service, and how they keep prices so low

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01 Nov 2018

Last Minute Get Out The Vote Efforts In New York

The mid-terms are days away. This is the homestretch. Voting is incredibly important but so is getting OTHER people to vote. The only way to correct some of the awful things that Trump has done (and will continue to do) is to help turn the so called ‘Blue Wave into

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