Susan Rinkunas

Susan Rinkunas is a senior editor at VICE. She was previously health editor at The Cut and has been a digital editor at Health, Women's Health, and Runner's World.

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Pramila Jayapal Says Republicans Are 'Literally Willing to Let People Die'

The progressive Congresswoman talks to VICE about our country's failure to ensure health care and protect lives during the pandemic.
Susan Rinkunas
5.15.20
healthcare

COVID Testing Is Supposed to Be Free for New Yorkers. Not Here

New York City has partnered with the boutique service One Medical and people who don't have health insurance can be hit with lab fees.
Susan Rinkunas
4.23.20
reproductive rights

Your Body Is a Bioweapon

People using "my body, my choice" to protest coronavirus safety guidelines are putting everyone in danger.
Susan Rinkunas
4.20.20
healthcare

'They Know How to Bamboozle People': Former Insurance Exec Says Industry Will Fail Us During Coronavirus

"This pandemic, if anything, is waking people up to just how unreliable, and insecure, the current healthcare system is."
Susan Rinkunas
4.15.20
healthcare

My Dying Coronavirus Patient Was Concerned About Their Hospital Bill

"It's completely abhorrent that this question should even come up."
Susan Rinkunas
4.8.20
healthcare

Trump Is Trying to Pull Millions off Insurance as Coronavirus Spreads

The Supreme Court just agreed to hear a Trump-supported lawsuit that could make millions of people lose their health insurance, the last thing you want during a global pandemic.
Susan Rinkunas
3.2.20
healthcare

Check Out This Video of Bloomberg Taking Credit for Things He Didn't Do

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is claiming that he helped hundreds of thousands of people get health insurance.
Susan Rinkunas
1.27.20
reproductive rights

Trump May Be Anti-Abortion, But He's Absolutely Not 'Pro-Life'

Trump will be the first president to ever appear at the March for Life, but he's proved over and over that he doesn't value human life.
Susan Rinkunas
1.24.20
healthcare

Mayor Pete Needs to Explain His Very Dumb Health Plan

Tonight's the night to drag Pete Buttigieg for his proposal to retroactively bill people thousands of dollars for insurance.
Susan Rinkunas
1.14.20
healthcare

Trump Still Wants to Take Away Your Healthcare—But After the Election

The Department of Justice sees no need for the Supreme Court to hear a hugely important Obamacare lawsuit before November.
Susan Rinkunas
1.10.20
reproductive rights

Women Voting in Their 'Self-Interest' Got Us Trump

Michelle Williams deserves praise for talking about her abortion at the Golden Globes, but white women already vote "in their own self-interest"—to disastrous consequences.
Susan Rinkunas
1.6.20
reproductive rights

States That Ban Abortion Should Have to Pay People Forced to Give Birth

A new South Carolina bill says the state needs to cover medical expenses for pregnant people and babies born as a result of abortion bans.
Susan Rinkunas
12.16.19
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