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Three things we need right now if the Affordable Care Act is going to create a functioning and equitable healthcare system.
Twenty-one states have refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions of sick Americans without decent healthcare.
Jails have become the front line for health problems that plague underserved communities in America. The Affordable Care Act provides an opportunity to improve continuity in treatment.
The Obama administration’s inclination to rely on the private sector to solve major societal problems can lead to dysfunction, if not chaos.
Is the New York governor’s modest concession an attempt to duck the big-picture problems with racially discriminatory marijuana arrests?
Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington is optimistic that it will come—if we give states the tools to adopt it at their own pace.
Yes, it was a flawed compromise. But to achieve universal, humane healthcare for all, we first need effective implementation of the ACA.
The problems with the Affordable Care Act stem from government being too small and weak, not too big and powerful.
The failures, though painful, might force both Republicans and the Obama administration to compromise.
If Republicans are playing hardball, Democrats should too.