Links for 06/07/17

In the Washington Post, how the Republicans can make Obamacare so untenable it makes their alternative more palatable. Just to be clear: This is playing politics with people's lives. 

From the NYTimes, why do black gay and bisexual men in the U.S. have a higher infection rate of HIV than people in the poorest countries in the world? Which raises another question: Why is this not a national shame? And another question: Why is it so hard to even find a mention of this on the website of the Human Rights Campaign Fund? I'll answer the last question: Because the rich white guys with good health insurance who run HRC don't give a damn. 

At RomeReports, an unsurprising look at which countries sell the most weapons, and what Pope Francis has to say about it. 


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