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Health Care: Give the People What They Want

Most Americans want pretty much the same outcome from healthcare reform, and it’s not what either major-party candidate is offering.

A popular provision of the Affordable Care Act that has helped insure 6.6 million Americans under 26 could be eliminated by the Supreme Court.

Are we prepared to care for the aging baby boomer population?

Fifteen million young adults will gain access to health insurance through Obamacare—if it survives Supreme Court review. Will that win Obama their support?

Are we prepared to care for millions of aging baby boomers?

Una nueva organización une a prestadores y destinatarios de cuidados domiciliarios para personas mayores o discapacitadas, bajo una perspectiva revolucionaria.

Homecare

A new campaign unites caregivers and care-receivers with a revolutionary vision.

If the Supreme Court strikes down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety, its message to the country, including the millions of people dying needless deaths, will be, “Let them eat broccoli.”

Blogs

New York’s new bike-share program could represent a comeback for bicycles, the impending disappearance of which was prematurely declared in The Nation eighty years ago.

June 1, 2013

The US can learn a lot from Australia’s new medical abortion policy.

April 26, 2013

GoFundMe donations are a good Band-Aid for a bad system, but can’t we harness America’s generosity in service of better social programs?

April 26, 2013

There’s nothing healthy about shaming people for their bodies.

April 25, 2013

Rooting out "thinspiration" in social media is a start, but we must not turn "thinspo" into a scapegoat.

April 23, 2013

Will Justices agree that requiring HIV service providers to oppose prostitution is necessary for ending AIDS?

April 22, 2013

Being able to stay home sick keeps workers and children healthy and businesses profitable.

April 3, 2013

A bipartisan vote to repeal a good tax shows how tricky it can be to enact real tax reform. 

March 22, 2013

The difficult conditions that affect domestic workers also plague nurses in hospitals.

March 20, 2013

Pro basketball player Royce White is laying claim to a powerful tradition by standing up for mental health in a society growing more stressful by the day.

February 13, 2013