Sunday, July 24, 2016

Sorry, We Don’t Take Obamacare: A Response

In response to Sorry, We Don’t Take Obamacare in the The New York Times I wrote the following:
The 'failures' of the ACA will be used differently by the major parties. The Republicans will use it as a cudgel to reduce it, while the Democrats will see it as a reason to move toward single-payer ala Medicare. Even under a single-payer type system, there will be problems, but as a progressive and humane citizenry, we need to move toward a better system, one that covers all, regardless of the ability to pay, paired with FDA, FTC, and USDA - there are other related enablers of poor public welfare - that act in citizens' interests, not corporations.
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The Gender Balance of The New York Times Best Seller List

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