Only in America do we call working people ‘essential’ but deny them sick leave, health care, and a living wage.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) May 14, 2021
Another personal story making clear why the US needs both universal healthcare and unconditional basic income. Anything can happen anytime to any of us. We need to make sure that medical care costs don’t destroy our ability to afford our most basic needs.
— Scott Santens 🧢🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) May 10, 2021
Immediately lowering the eligibility age for Medicare would provide urgent relief and security for millions of people throughout America who are struggling to afford health care — or putting off needed care altogether.https://t.co/0nuMMcoPyA
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) April 26, 2021
We must ask ourselves, what does it mean to age with dignity? If you’re unable to hear your partner’s voice, or unable to see the world around you, or made to live with severe dental pain — is that dignity? Let’s expand Medicare to cover hearing aids, dental care, and eyeglasses.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 20, 2021
Covid does not discriminate. It doesn’t care what your political persuasion is 🦠🦠Everyday for millions of people, catching it is like sitting on a knifes edge. It could go either way. So please, please wear a damn mask 😷 pic.twitter.com/fP8UynfWL1
— Ally Oop ✊🏽🇦🇺🏳️🌈🌊📕🦘🐨🙋♀️ (@novelidea14) April 18, 2021
Faced with a lack of support from academic institutions, along with the burden of the pandemic, child care needs, and racism, many women in science are being pushed out of the workforce.
We must do more to support women in STEM and across industries. https://t.co/cfRUXSAvpK
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) April 14, 2021