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Bend the Curves: Activism and the Elimination of HIV, HCV, and TB

By Tim HornDo your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.                                                                       — Desmond Mpilo TutuIncremental change—activism that successfully defends or advances critical research or policy—can sometimes feel…

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TAGline Fall 2017

In the Fall 2017 issue of TAGline, we explore the political feasibility and sustainability of universal health care in the U.S. UHC is, first and foremost, a human right. However, it will require robust advocacy to galvanize bipartisan support for guaranteed coverage and to rein in the high cost of health care and prescription drugs.
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Everybody In, Nobody Out

By Tim Horn Arguments favoring universal health care (UHC) are easy. Achieving political consensus as to the best strategy to achieve this is considerably more vexing. This is particularly true in the U.S., where the Affordable Care Act (ACA) patchwork…

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Ending the Epidemic without Medicaid Expansion? 

How U.S. southern states are moving ahead without full health care coverage By Jeremiah Johnson & Kenyon Farrow Activists and health departments around the country continue to advance strategies to ‘End the Epidemic’ (EtE) in their jurisdictions, yet a central…

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Universal Health Care and Reducing HIV Incidence

What does the research tell us?  By Richard Jefferys After a long period during which HIV incidence rates seemed distressingly immutable, the last few years have seen a rapid accumulation of evidence that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV viral load…

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The Long Game for Health Justice

Claiming and strategizing the HIV community’s role in universal health care advocacy By Suraj Madoori and Maximillian Boykin Perhaps the most impressive narrative in the lead-up to the dramatic defeats of the disastrous Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal-and-replace bills in…

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Coverage Isn’t Care

Globalizing the insurance model will harm global public health By Annette Gaudino In the New York City of the 1850s, firefighting was a private enterprise. Homeowners and landlords purchased insurance plans that included protection from a dedicated fire brigade. When…

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