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Exile's Return to American Health Care

Beth Arnold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Beth Arnold

As someone who has lived where getting health care isn't a nightmare, I know that what the Republicans and tea party really fear is that Americans are going to discover how wonderful it is.

Taking Fervent Capitalists To A French Doctor

Rick Steves | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Determined to "pay their own way," John and Jane took out their credit card. After some convincing, I persuaded the nurse to charge them a small "donation" of about $200.

Does the U.S. Have the World's Best Health Care System? Yes, If You're Talking About the Third World

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Americans are not getting nearly as much bang for the health care buck as citizens of most other developed countries -- and even some countries in the developing world.

Change We Can Believe In, Even From Paris

Veronica De La Cruz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Veronica De La Cruz

There is still plenty of work to be done. So before we uncork the champagne, let's roll up our sleeves. No matter what side you were on, think of this as the beginning, not the end.

Don't Americans Deserve a Health Care System as Good as the One In France?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

We spend $7,290 per person on health care and end up in 37th place. They spend only $3,601 and they are number one. That's just not right.