ACA dead-enders will stay at it, fighting Medicaid expansion and filing creative, hopeless lawsuits. They'll stop Medicaid expansion in some states, denying coverage to millions of the most needy. But the ACA will survive. In health care policy, the arc of history has taken a decisive turn toward human decency.
A new academic year is upon us. Students, parents, and faculty are excited. But they are also nervous. These are difficult times for higher education ...
The black-and-gold JPEG invitation arrived in my inbox back in June, miraculously dodging the spam filter. "You and a guest are invited to join us as we celebrate our 40th anniversary." It was from Hustler magazine.
The biggest winner in the Supreme Court over the last few years has been the United States Chamber of Commerce. The Roberts Court is simply carrying on a long and sorry tradition of the Justices favoring the rich and the powerful against the poor and the weak.
The first step that all seriously committed couples, same sex or heterosexual, should do is find a competent financial planner to help them plot out a well thought out strategy.
The backwards ideas of one person should not hold up the freedom to marry for an entire state.
The Hobby Lobby case and the ensuing debate and legal wrangling attempts to avoid fulfilling the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage guarantee: This is bad for business, bad for women, bad for our economy and morally offensive.
Although there have been around three dozen federal court victories in the past year for marriage equality, there have been only three at the appellate level. Last week's Virginia win may have the most significant reverberations.
Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.
It is ugly individualism that underlies the political ideology of the rich industrialists who are spending billions in an effort to shred Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and who are attempting to stop the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Unions are an impediment to their grand scheme, so they're coming after us with a vengeance.
You may encounter intense controversy around the idea of cleaning of America's electricity sector for any one of these three reasons: genuine economic risk, ideology or partisanship. Here are five things to remember as you do.
No longer will victims be relegated to a handful of defendants paying token amounts in just a few dozen cases per year.
Religious beliefs are not a license to discriminate, nor to make health care decisions for someone else. But our focus right now is on minimizing the damage created by the Hobby Lobby decision.
There is little reason to believe that the widely held claim that black and Latino students enter selective universities as comparatively inferior students will not cease to rear its ugly head. It is a pervasive stereotype that minority students must face from matriculation to graduation.