Richard Kirsch

Richard Kirsch is a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and an Institute Fellow at the Nelson Rockefeller Institute of Government, which published his book, Fighting for Our Health: The Epic Battle to Make Health Care a Right in the United States in February 2012.


In Defense of ‘ObamaCare’ In Defense of ‘ObamaCare’

As the right steps up its attacks, Obama's Affordable Care Act should be championed as a key remedy to the continued economic uncertainty facing American families.

Mar 21, 2012 / Richard Kirsch

What Progressives Did Right to Win Healthcare What Progressives Did Right to Win Healthcare

The progressive campaign to win health reform was several years in the making and based on a well-developed and resourced plan, from which other progressive campaigns can learn.

Aug 9, 2010 / Richard Kirsch

NYC Campaign Reform NYC Campaign Reform

The success of Michael Bloomberg's $69 million race for Mayor of New York against Mark Green was widely seen as a setback for campaign finance reform. But the Bloomberg campaign de...

Feb 14, 2002 / Editorial / Richard Kirsch