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Entries by Jonathan Weiler from 08/2009

Critics of "Obamacare" Actually Describe the Status Quo

| Posted 08.12.2009 | Politics

What is striking about right wing talking points on health care is that every horror alleged as a feature of Obamacare is actually a mainstay of American health care as it currently stands.

The Respectable Face of Extremism

| Posted 08.18.2009 | Business

Greenspan didn't take steps to induce more moderate, responsible and balanced investment in the housing sector not because he couldn't, but because he did not believe it was his job to shepherd responsibly our economy. In his worldview, markets do that all by themselves.

How the Times Legitimizes Propaganda on Health Care Reform

| Posted 08.25.2009 | Media

One has to wonder -- what in this story merited such prominence in The New York Times?