A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 3, 2012 9:50 am|
The issue is not that Americans are dramatically unhealthier than the rest of the world, we actually have a relatively young population. The issue is not that we are using too much care, we use comparatively little. The problem is not that our payment model inherently makes spending higher. The simple problem is that our government, unlike almost all other first world governments, allows health care companies with incredible market power to rip off both public and private consumers. If we want to bring down costs the answer is simple, we need to adopt one of the standardized price control systems proven to be effective in the rest of the first world.
|By: David Dayen Saturday July 23, 2011 12:00 pm|
The only response to the two attacks in Norway yesterday is total horror. In the latest update, at least 91 people are dead from a bomb at a suite of government buildings and a gun attack at a Labour Party youth camp on Utoya Island. The suspect, Anders Behring Breivik, was a right-wing nationalist and Christian fundamentalist with a predilection for Pamela Geller and other anti-Muslim, white supremacist websites and writers.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday July 23, 2011 6:45 am|
When the news first came of the shocking terror attacks in Norway yesterday, movement conservatives figured that Muslims were the perpetrators. Turns out the guy was a Con himself.
|By: Seymour Friendly Tuesday May 11, 2010 3:35 pm|
As Obama may be proposing the first real and positive change at the Federal level to address the extraction industry in a very long time, Senator Mary Landrieu (D-Oil) continues to demand more drilling.