I have always believed that the size of the problem equals the size of the opportunity. And considering the obvious size of the problem presented by opaque election financing and extractive core systems, massive opportunities for reform surely surround us.
I've found myself more enthusiastic than I've been in years as I've shifted my attention from D.C./NYC to cities both burgeoning with ideas and struggling with the excruciating pain that Washington and New York have inflicted on them.
Like banks and oil companies, those who run our universities push the hidden risk they incur to taxpayers. It's not as obvious as what we saw with subprime home loans, but it is potentially as destructive.
What I've found is that the same incentives distorting banking, energy, education, and government are distorting our very bodies. For American health care providers, the goal isn't to get you healthy, but to get you paying.