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Privacy and Perception Issue
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
6.18.18
Views My Own
Views My Own

Sick People Want Government Healthcare, but They're Not Voting

New evidence shows that "health bias" among voters is real, and it's helping to block progressive priorities.
Sean McElwee
5.9.18
healthcare
healthcare

Veterans Are Worried Trump Is Poised to Dismantle the VA for Good

“Just about everybody in the veterans advocacy community is freaking out.”
Mark Hay
4.17.18
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Gender Affirming Surgery Can Be Expensive When You’re Non-Binary

In Canada, it's hard to get top surgery covered by insurance if you don't identify as male or female.
Laura Sciarpelletti
3.30.18
politics
politics

Congress Managed to Do Real Damage to Children's Health Insurance

After months of inaction, lawmakers reauthorized the popular Children's Health Insurance Program, but not before seriously harming it.
Mark Hay
2.26.18
healthcare
healthcare

How to Reduce Your Medical Bills by Negotiating

A broken system means that fighting back on incorrect charges and haggling with hospitals.
Cole Kazdin
2.21.18
politics
politics

Trump's Budget Proposal Is a Manifesto Against the Poor

The White House laid out exactly how it wants to decimate the social safety net.
Harry Cheadle
2.13.18
healthcare
healthcare

Florida Wants to Spend More Money to Talk Women Out of Abortions

A new bill will legitimize "crisis pregnancy centers" that critics say trick women into getting lectured about the evils of abortions.
Ludwig Hurtado
2.9.18
AI
AI

I Tried to Treat My Depression with AI Therapy

Are therapists the next automation casualty? I spent a couple of weeks messaging a cognitive behavioral therapy chatbot on Facebook to find out.
Justin Caffier
1.24.18
Tracking Trump's Congress
Tracking Trump's Congress

Think Congress Was Bad in 2017? This Year Will Be Worse

If you like gridlock and endless bickering, you're going to love the next 12 months in Washington.
Mark Hay
1.5.18
The VICE Guide to Finance
The VICE Guide to Finance

Sometimes It Makes Sense to Make Less Money

Our system is broken.
Allie Conti
1.5.18
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

At Worst, the CDC's Ban on 'Transgender' Could Cost Lives

The Trump administration's move to avoid the word "transgender" in budget documents reflects a broader, troubling agenda.
Katelyn Burns
12.19.17