Author Archives: Martha Burk

The most dangerous time for women’s rights in decades

Merely banning abortion isn't enough for some on the rabid right—a few are even threatening women with the death penalty.

We’re living in the most perilous time for abortion rights and reproductive freedom since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. Continue reading

An unhappy birthday for Medicare and Medicaid

As the iconic health programs turn 53, the GOP is advancing plans to privatize one and gut the other.

July 30 marks a very important anniversary in our modern political history. Continue reading