Truthout Stories Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:03 -0400 en-gb Honduran Mothers and Grandmothers Search Far and Wide for Missing Migrants ]]> News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:33:05 -0400 A New Way Insurers Are Shifting Costs to the Sick

Health insurance companies are no longer allowed to turn away patients because of their pre-existing conditions or charge them more because of those conditions. But some health policy experts say insurers may be doing so in a more subtle way: by forcing people with a variety of illnesses - including Parkinson's disease, diabetes and epilepsy - to pay more for their drugs. Insurers have long tried to steer their members away from more expensive brand name drugs, labeling them as "non-preferred" and charging higher co-payments.

News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:49:29 -0400
Is Modern Technology Killing Us?

An exploration of the social, cultural and environmental pitfalls of modern technology culminates in a proposed neo-Luddite framework for evaluating the risks and benefits of existing and emerging technologies.

Opinion Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:28:31 -0400
Economic Update: Big Economic Changes ]]> News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:37:28 -0400 Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires - Why Can't We? ]]> Opinion Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:52:43 -0400 Beyond Divestment: Climate-Concerned Philanthropists Pledge to Move Billions to Wind and Solar ]]> News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:48:19 -0400 What Drives US Foreign Policy Towards Israel? ]]> News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:19:54 -0400 Anti-Coal Campaigners Continue to Win in the Northwest ]]> News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:19:22 -0400 As Activists Gear Up for People's Climate March, Rep. Jim McDermott Pushes Carbon Tax ]]> News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:12:11 -0400 The Next Round of an Unwinnable War Beckons ]]> Opinion Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:07:20 -0400