The US ranks #1 among wealthy nations in preventable deaths and suffers elevated rates of morbidity. We are 76th in maternal child health. Our bodies are being used used as profit centers for Wall Street shareholders.
Maureen Cruise: We are challenging a drug industry run amok with unbridled power and unparalleled greed, so far spending $110 million to defeat Proposition 61.
Maureen Cruise: Although both Allen and Fluke are often labelled “progressive,” the most basic research indicates that these are two very different candidates.
Maureen Cruise: Whatever ‘liberal Democrat’ Waxman once was, he no longer is. His prepared speeches are nice to hear and the ‘charm’ is palpable. But people’s lives are hanging in the balance and reality lies in votes and legislation, the action and the inaction of his office.