Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response and Ongoing War on Health Care Is Especially Dangerous for People with Disabilities
Rural Americans are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic due to higher prevalence of pre-existing conditions, lower coverage rates, and other barriers to accessing health care. As the virus has spread, rural communities are now facing severe outbreaks, overwhelming hospitals that were already vulnerable before the pandemic. Through his failed coronavirus response and attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid, President Trump is only fueling this crisis in rural America.
NEW REPORT: Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response Hurts Hispanic Communities
During this week’s debate, Vice President Mike Pence failed to answer a basic question about how he and President Trump would protect people with pre-existing conditions and waved away concerns about Senate Republicans rushing to confirm anti-ACA Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. In response Protect Our Care Executive Director Brad Woodhouse issued the following statement:
Connect with compelling case studies of how people in New Hampshire communities are making decisions that have consequences, some good, some not. Lorraine Stuart Merrill and Peter Francese, author of the recently-released Communities and Consequences II: Rebalancing New Hampshire’s Human Ecology, will share examples of how people are working together to create vibrant and welcoming places for people of all ages and backgrounds, and ensure a thriving future for their communities and the state. Planner Steve Whitman will join the authors in a conversation that showcases practical and effective historic preservation and land use processes and feels especially timely with the current public health crisis and economic uncertainty. The N.H. Preservation Alliance and Plan New Hampshire are presenting the program.
Digital Ad Campaign Running in Eight States Now Targets Senator Steve Daines and Senate Republicans to Remind Americans What’s at Stake in the Upcoming Election
NHTI - Concord's Community College will sponsor Professor Ann McClellan from Plymouth State University to present Storytelling in the Digital Age through a grant received from the New Hampshire Humanities' Humanities to Go series.
Things have changed over the last few months. Granite State organizations are looking for new ways to promote and grow, while individuals are seeking new skills. From Social Media to Photography to Storytelling, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications has four in-person and online workshops now open for registration.
In today’s uncertain times, it’s increasingly difficult to know what’s true. The growth of social media, smart devices and online sources offer 24/7 connectivity and unprecedented access to a rapidly expanding sea of information. But with that access comes the threat of those who seek to deceive or trick us with misinformation. From false rumors and online hoaxes, to downright lies--what can we believe and who can we trust?
As school districts plan to bring students back to the classroom, mishandling of the pandemic across the nation means uncertainty for New Hampshire teachers, students and parents.