by Lawrence Bobo onJanuary 20, 2010
The president must address middle-class fears and stand up to Wall Street.
November 11, 2009
It’s great that we’ve given those who serve our country their own special day. But can we get them a doctor’s appointment and a bed, too?
October 28, 2009
Unless some major health care reform happens soon, employers may start using your less-than-ideal lifestyle choices against you and your employment status.
September 30, 2009
Yesterday the Senate Finance Committee said no to a version of the public option portion of health care reform. News headlines declared the vote a surprise KO punch to the public option. Dig a little deeper and find this vote was only a surprise to those outside of the Beltway.
September 9, 2009
Obama's finally talking tough on health reform. But talkin' ain't shootin', and the rest of this debate is all about whether he's strong enough to be the reformer he sounds like.
August 25, 2009
The technology writer and rudimentary artist Dan Roam decided that the American conversation on health care reform should be simple enough to explain on the back of a napkin. Watch:
August 24, 2009
As public debate on health care continues, it's apparent that not just the 47 million uninsured in this country stand to lose big. The American public is squandering an opportunity to advance the conversation surrounding health care reform, while political officials exploit our collective anxiety.
August 17, 2009
On health care reform, many pundits—driven by the hype of the "town hall" rage—assume the debate is really a debacle. Strategists on the left scratched heads with frustration, puzzled by the White House failure to carry out a "public option" movement through use of 2008 campaign tools. But could this have been the game all along—reforming insurance rather than reforming it all?
August 17, 2009
If members of the right and left would like to get the average American’s perspective on health care reform, they should make a run for the border.
August 16, 2009
President Obama has held seven town halls this summer and one lengthy primetime press conference in service of his plan to bring affordable health care coverage to every American. The charm offensive doesn't seem to be going the president's way—and may even have watered down his brand—but the White House seems to think their strategy is sound: more Obama, more reason, better results.
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