NASW Mississippi Chapter wants universal health care

At its most recent meeting, the board of directors of the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers adopted the following position statement: The current U.S. health care system is broken.  Despite the advances of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans remain uninsured, and many millions more are underinsured, unable to afford … Continue reading NASW Mississippi Chapter wants universal health care

Medicaid Work Requirements Attack the Working Poor

{COMMENTARY} Call it what it is, class war.  Fresh from imposing a massively regressive tax “reform” masquerading as a boon to America’s middle class, a heady Trumpian political rightwing is ready for its next assault on citizen well-being – new federal rules (strictly speaking, waivers) allowing states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. Critics … Continue reading Medicaid Work Requirements Attack the Working Poor