"We need to invest in public higher education to jump-start our economy out of this huge recession."
"To have to die with suffering is something that most people don't want to do. Over 70% of the people in Massachusetts are in favor of medical aid in dying."
"It makes my life quite a bit better to be doing this than what I was doing before, of just like sitting in my apartment in Brooklyn, not having a lot of work to do."
“Public utilities, while they can’t be shut off in the middle of the winter, they run up bills and debts such that when the winter’s over and utility companies are in a position to seek payment, they might take steps to shut people off."
“Based on the USDA numbers nationally, we have lost a little over $50 million so far, since the tariffs have gone into place,” Wick says. “So, that’s a significant impact.”
About three-quarters of the people working in health care jobs are women, and a new national study from Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania finds a large share of them earn low wages and have few benefits.