About a year ago, Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), got himself into a bit of trouble when he argued that cuts to the… 1,028 more words
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- Health care costs are spiraling higher, but patient visits to a doctor have been on the decline.
- A growing number of consumers are staying away out of fear of big bills. 604 more words
“There is no question we’ll have to act . It’s the No. 1 issue in America. The polls are clear.”
— Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), 583 more words
Concerned about the health care consolidations we’ve been seeing? Me too, but just like bad mergers, there are good ones too.
Even though U.S. antitrust law is strong, there are monopolies we have turned a blind eye to, like Microsoft, because it is convenient for us. 1,127 more words
Why are some communities resilient in the face of disasters such as epidemics, while others struggle to recover? You might think it is driven by the availability of economic resources, but a new study shows that community cooperation — admittedly challenging in the face of an infectious disease — is the key. 431 more words
March for our lives, Washington DC, 24 March 2018
It’s too early to say if the grassroots social movement initiated by students who survived the… 1,185 more words