Michael T. Hertz: In the years immediately after the GM incident, Nader and his growing cadre of colleagues tackled unsanitary practices in meat and poultry factories; the hazards of natural gas pipelines; radiation risks from X-rays; smoking on airlines, trains and buses; and dangerous working conditions in coal mines.
Michael T. Hertz: If you live outside the United States more or less permanently, you aren’t covered unless you have some way of getting back inside relatively easily.
Michael T. Hertz: Although the Brazilian healthcare system seems much fairer than the American one, the former has faced difficult financial issues, forcing patients to go to private facilities or not obtain healthcare.
Michael T. Hertz: Federal health care policy was designed, both implicitly and explicitly, to exclude black Americans.
Michael T. Hertz: The DNC’s methodology for revenging itself on her has been one that lacks integrity and seems to fall within the “scam” methods the DNC used against Bernie in 2016.
Michael T. Hertz: I’ve been interested in carsharing since my father introduced me to the concept in the 1950s. My father’s idea was to have all cars owned by the government, with all citizens allowed to rent the cars.
Michael T. Hertz: This “Medicare for All” bill says I won’t get Medicare if I reside in Mexico. What kind of law is that?
Michael T. Hertz: She did well in the debates, and her “Victory for Hemp” bill may turn out to be a way of getting Democratic progressives together.
bout a week ago, I wrote an article recently published in L.A. Progressive about Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. She had (correctly) lambasted the work of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis in negotiating a controversial plea deal for and with the billionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. In doing so, she said,”In our democracy, […]
Michael T. Hertz: Not only is Senator Harris caught in a cross-fire in which she accepts campaign contributes from the very attorneys that she criticizes, but the Trump cabinet is wrecked because Acosta did the deal with Kirkland & Ellis!
Michael T. Hertz: There’s also a very real chance that, for the first time since Harry Truman, Democrats will nominate a presidential candidate who actively supports the creation of a universal, national health care system.
Michael T. Hertz: Let’s sock it to CEOs and other high elites who get ridiculous salaries for wallowing in our money. Let’s not tax the people who invest their hard earnings in stocks and bonds.
Michael T. Hertz: The most shocking part of the flu was the deafening silence of the government and neither national nor local governments addressed the fast-moving pandemic.