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Class Dismissed: Class Conflict in Red State America

April 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Class Dismissed: Class Conflict in Red State America

Kentucky Public school teachers protest outside the Kentucky House Chamber as they rally for a day of action at the Kentucky State Capitol to try to pressure legislators to override Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's recent veto of the state's tax and budget bills, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Kentucky. The teachers also oppose a controversial pension reform bill which Gov. Bevin signed into law. (Photo by Bill Pugliano / Getty Images)

Where Will the Struggle Lead Kentucky Teachers?

April 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where Will the Struggle Lead Kentucky Teachers?

Kentucky Public school teachers protest outside the Kentucky House Chamber as they rally for a 'day of action' at the Kentucky State Capitol to try to pressure legislators to override Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin's recent veto of the state's tax and budget bills April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Kentucky. (Photo: Bill Pugliano / Getty Images)

Red State Rebellion: Inside the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout

April 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Red State Rebellion: Inside the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout

Kent Scott, a teacher from Tecumseh, Oklahoma holds a protest sign at the state capitol on April 2, 2018, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Thousands of teachers and supporters rallied Monday at the state Capitol calling for higher wages and better school funding. (Photo: J Pat Carter / Getty Images)

I Treat Patients on Medicaid, and I Don't See Undeserving Poor People

March 23, 2018 - 3:00pm

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As more states join Kentucky in trying to impose work requirements for people who receive Medicaid, I could not help but think of a patient of mine whom I'll call Linda.
Linda is a healthy 42-year-old woman who came in a few months ago with pain in her left foot.
"Every morning when I wake up, it's like a knife in my heel" she said, grimacing, and held her foot up for me to see.
"Is it cancer? It's so painful. What could cause that pain?"

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