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Democrats are trying to make coronavirus treatment free for patients

Democrats are trying to make coronavirus treatment free for patients

The novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, is starting to spread in the United States, and already stories are emerging of patients hit with big medical bills. So Democrats are now trying to make the testing and treatment of the viral disease free to patients. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced Tuesday he would introduce a bill that…
Here’s an idea to save local news: Stop trying to make a profit from local news

Here’s an idea to save local news: Stop trying to make a profit from...

America has a local news crisis: The small- and mid-sized papers that told their readers what was happening in their communities — and held powerful people and institutions in those communities to account — are shrinking or disappearing entirely. Today, for instance, McClatchy — the newspaper chain whose 30 properties include the Miami Herald, the…
Meet The Woman Trying To Unseat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Meet The Woman Trying To Unseat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The target to take down AOC has become more and more imminent in recent days, with the current sitting president openly opposing her (on Twitter, and beyond). As a proud democratic socialist, AOC's trolls extend past right-wing conservatives and into her own party, too. Now, ahead of the next election, one woman is challenging to…
Trump is trying to out the alleged Ukraine whistleblower on Twitter

Trump is trying to out the alleged Ukraine whistleblower on Twitter

Late Friday night, President Donald Trump shared what is allegedly the name of the whistleblower whose complaint set the president’s impeachment in motion on Twitter. That whistleblower filed a complaint about the president’s attempts to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political rivals in August. Trump responded to that complaint — and to the impeachment inquiry…
Our Editors Share The Best Jeans You Can Buy Without Trying On

Our Editors Share The Best Jeans You Can Buy Without Trying On

But what if we told you that you could find the perfect baby blues without even having to try them on? We asked members of Refinery29's fashion team for the pairs they swear by to save you the stress (consider this our version of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants). If you're long overdue for…
We Can Break The Cycle of American Gun Violence — We Have To Keep Trying

We Can Break The Cycle of American Gun Violence — We Have To Keep...

There is broad public support for common-sense reforms that could very well start to reduce gun deaths in America. If we wanted, we could commit to ending mass shootings altogether. There are many things that could be done, like demanding Congress pass universal background checks and extreme-risk protection orders, but NRA-funded politicians in both the…
Bernie Sanders made Medicare-for-all mainstream. Now he’s trying to reclaim it.

Bernie Sanders made Medicare-for-all mainstream. Now he’s trying to reclaim it.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) took the stage at George Washington University Wednesday to reclaim an idea he’s made central to Democrats’ health care debate: Medicare-for-all. Since Sanders brought Medicare-for-all into the mainstream in his 2016 presidential election, it has been embraced by progressives both as an aspirational end goal, and as tangible policy. It’s also…
Youth Will Fix The Climate-Change Crisis Or Die Trying, Says Activist

Youth Will Fix The Climate-Change Crisis Or Die Trying, Says Activist

If you want to join the revolution, you can join us in Miami from July 12 to 14. Make your voice heard in your local community, urge your legislators to declare a climate crisis, and above all, claim your power. We won’t solve the crisis through complacency. The crisis can only be solved with a…
10 Healthy Smoothie Powders That Are Actually Worth Trying

10 Healthy Smoothie Powders That Are Actually Worth Trying

You already know that what you eat can impact everything from acne to mood, and while supplement powders can be a great addition to your diet, it's key that you know exactly what you're getting. A good rule of thumb is to avoid anything with additional sweeteners, additives, and ingredients you can't pronounce. "What we…
Jordyn Woods Is Trying Out Platinum Hair — & It’s A Look

Jordyn Woods Is Trying Out Platinum Hair — & It’s A Look

Her newest look, however, definitely makes a statement. She was photographed rocking a long, platinum-blonde wig, installed by The Frontal Sleyer, while out in London to promote her eyelash collaboration. "Celebrating the lash launch tomorrow! Can’t believe it’s been a year since we started creating them," she shared in an Instagram post.

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