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Medicaid news and analysis from The Nation
November 5, 2019
Tennessee Is a Guinea Pig for Frightening New Medicaid Experiments
After rejecting Medicaid expansion, the state has found new ways to reduce spending on lifesaving care.
September 20, 2019
With Trump, We’re in the Realm of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
Roundups of the homeless, destruction of environmental and housing safeguards, collusion with foreign despots to savage reproductive rights—the president is an outlaw.
September 13, 2019
Child Abuse as Official Government Policy
That, plus Supreme Court clearance for a white-nationalist asylum policy, and GOP dirty tricks in North Carolina—all in a week’s work for the Trumpists.
September 13, 2019
‘Dream Big, Fight Hard’: Ady Barkan Will Inspire You
The dying activist tells
how he wants to be remembered.
August 21, 2019
Utah Is Spending Extra on Health Care So More People Can Suffer
Utah voters approved Medicaid expansion. Why hasn’t it been implemented?
David M. Perry
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March 28, 2019
A Federal Judge Strikes Down Arkansas’s Medicaid Work Requirement
Now the 18,000 Arkansans who lost health-care coverage are eligible to get it back.
March 21, 2019
College Admissions Scams, From Jared Kushner to Hollywood
Amy Wilentz on bribery and cheating, Rebecca Grant on abortion in Mississippi, and Bryce Covert on Medicaid in Arkansas.
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December 17, 2018
The State Where Black Women Are Twice as Likely to Die of Cervical Cancer as White Women
Alabama’s painful racial legacy lives on in health-care inequality.
November 15, 2018
Progressive Economics Are Ascendant—Among Democrats, and at the Ballot Box
It’s good politics and good policy, and should be a winning formula in 2020.
October 23, 2018
Voters Must Catch On to Republicans’ Con on Health Care
The GOP’s duck-and-cover effort impedes a debate we need to have on providing universal coverage and increasing Social Security.
Katrina vanden Heuvel