Trudy Lieberman

Trudy Lieberman is a contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review (, where she blogs.

Hungry in America Hungry in America

Washington no longer feels it ought to insure that everyone has enough to eat.

Jul 31, 2003 / Feature / Trudy Lieberman

Privatizing Medicare Privatizing Medicare

The Medicare bills passed by the Senate Finance Committee on June 12 and the House Ways and Means Committee on June 17 move the thirty-eight-year-old social insurance program o...

Jun 19, 2003 / Editorial / Trudy Lieberman

Unhealthy Politics Unhealthy Politics

The number-one healthcare issue facing the country is not which prescription drug plan is best for seniors or whether a handful of patients will be able to sue their HMOs. It is ...

Oct 19, 2000 / Editorial / Trudy Lieberman

Social Security for Women Social Security for Women

Despite the rosy projections and numerical alchemy that proponents employ to push their cause, privatizing Social Security won't build much wealth for women, and it will leave el...

Jul 1, 1999 / Editorial / Trudy Lieberman