India's Prime Minister Announces Plan to Give 500 Million Citizens Free Health Care

The New York Times reported Thursday that India’s government unveiled a plan—still in its very early stages—to give 500 million of its poorest citizens free access to health care. It would, in part, give 100 million families up to 500,000 rupees (about $8,000) annually, enough to cover five heart surgeries, the Times…

Native Activists Are Fighting to Keep a Gas Plant Off Their Land in Washington

Hundreds of Native American leaders and environmental activists and are fighting to keep a Puget Sound Energy natural gas plant off their land in Tacoma, WA.

“As [Native Americans], we are raised to stand up and fight for water,” Native activist Dakota Case said. “Our culture, our way of living...our food, our salmon,…