Cancer could not stop her activism but Trump’s ACA repeal could
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Over the last few weeks, we have been discussing the Affordable Care Act and health care in America, in sort of an antiseptic manner. Today we will discuss it first as personalized by a friend, a millennial, and a fellow activist, Eleanor Goldfield, who has had to work within the current system as it stands. She had an upfront seat from her cancer diagnosis to her remission over the last two years. We will then discuss the changes we must fight for to make our system better and humane.
Eleanor Goldfield is the Founder & Host at Act Out, Founder / Senior Consultant at Art Killing Apathy and Founder, singer, writer at Rooftop Revolutionaries. She is an all around social justice, economic justice, and racial justice political activist.
Eleanor is not letting her ordeal deter her from her activism. After all, in the times of Trump one cannot rest on one’s laurels. She has written the new book titled, Paradigm Lost. Eleanor blogs at ArtKillingApathy.com.
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But let’s get to the Blog of the Week.
My Blog Posts Of The Week
- Trump had a resonating message in press conference that will convince many
- Salem Witch Trials an analogy for removing all confederate statues
- Trump comes out swinging in interview defending Charlottesville white nationalists (VIDEO)
- Robert Reich: Making America Hate Again
- Trump’s infantile reaction to Merck’s black CEO resignation from his manufacturing council
- Trump’s foot was on that accelerator in Charlottesville
- Old must-see anti-fascist video still valuable in exposing those that divide us (VIDEO)
- Dear Fellow Lefties: Know Who the Real Enemy Is
- Fareed Zakaria slams Trump: guiding mantra not art of the deal but of the bluff (VIDEO)
- What are the solutions? Canada proves Americans’ gullibility is costing us dearly.
- Chuck Todd bails out Rich Lowry as Joy-Ann Reid schools on Alt-Right admin (VIDEO)
- Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race Riot
- Trump’s going into war overdrive to get his poll numbers up
- Progressive Republican candidate attends liberal U.S. conference and does well (VIDEO)
- Netroots Nation 2017 Day 0, preparing for the big event (VIDEO)
- Steps we can take now to take back what was stolen from poor & middle-class (VIDEO)
- North Korea crossed Trump’s red line. What will the paper tiger do?
- Chuck Todd mostly right as he admonished a failed Democratic Leadership (VIDEO)
- MSNBC host admits Trump inflammatory words derail their show topics (VIDEO)
- Trump unhinged statement on North Korea show two unstable leaders (VIDEO)
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