t’s textbook Institutional Racism. Did Trump say out loud, “I’m going to gut the original environmental law of the US and it will affect everyone’s health negatively but the health of black and brown people the most?” Of course not. But that is exactly what is afoot with his intention to roll back major portions […]
Leslie D. Gregory and Tom H. Hastings: For the first time in years, the numbers of uninsured Americans are again on the rise under Trump’s regime, up more than seven million Americans without health insurance last year.
Leslie D. Gregory and Tom H. Hastings: One wonders how the tiki torch-wielding white nationalists can draw down their rage against people of color? We have to ask where we are headed if this full head of steam continues to build up?
Leslie D. Gregory and Tom H. Hastings: What we have now is a regime dedicated to removing more Americans from health insurance programs. Our nation’s morbidity and mortality statistics versus those of countries who do have a version of single payer health insurance are abysmal.
Leslie D. Gregory and Tom H. Hastings: Floods and storms exacerbated by climate chaos disproportionately harm poor neighborhoods, primarily people of color, in lower areas of cities like Houston and New Orleans.
Leslie Gregory and Tom H. Hastings: The sanctity and sovereignty of the family is the default setting and, without physical abuse, a legal intervention is not really likely–and any other intervention might be angrily rejected as “who are you to tell me how to parent my child?!”