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Wounded Las Vegas Shooting Victims Turn To Crowdfunding To Cover Their Medical Costs (Video)

Wounded Las Vegas Shooting Victims Turn To Crowdfunding To Cover Their Medical Costs  (Video)

What do gun control and Medicare-for-all have in common? Talk to a victim of last month’s Las Vegas terror attack. After the worst mass shooting in modern American history that left over fifty dead, some of the hundreds wounded find themselves in a disturbing predicament: how to pay their mounting medical bills. As a result, they now […]

Exploitative Healthcare Costs Require Patients To Take Tough Stances (VIDEO)

Exploitative Healthcare Costs Require Patients To Take Tough Stances (VIDEO)

It may come as no surprise that in America today profit reigns supreme. Privatization has become so ingrained in our daily activities, we barely even blink anymore when we’re required to fork over more money for something that should be–and often used to be–part of our common infrastructure. In some cases, it has literally come […]

GoFundMe Bans Fundraising For Abortions

GoFundMe Bans Fundraising For Abortions

  The popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe is taking a severe reaming after announcing that users will no longer be allowed to raise money to fund abortions. The furor began when GoFundMe abruptly deleted the fundraiser for “Bailey,” a woman who wanted to end an unexpected pregnancy. Bailey told Vice that she had just moved from […]

Detroit Offers Free Home To Writers

Detroit Offers Free Home To Writers

Detroit is on the verge of a renaissance. That’s just how these things go historically. Poverty creeps in, houses go empty, property becomes decrepit and mass exodus ensues only to eventually become overtaken by artists and intellectuals seeking cheap living, cheap housing — a space to put earning the bread on the backburner rather than […]