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The Continuing Health-Care Debacle in America

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gary S. Chafetz

Today, I discovered yet again how unsavory the health-insurance industry is and lamented even more the deleterious effects of Scott Brown's election t...

At the Heart of the Healthcare Challenge, a Question of Money in Politics

Frank A. Weil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

To get to the heart of America's healthcare challenge, we must end the longstanding system of pay-to-play politics by fundamentally reforming the role of private money in federal elections.

Tell Media: Include Single-Payer in Healthcare Debate

Isabel Macdonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Isabel Macdonald

The insurance lobbies and many politicians may not want to talk about single-payer. But that makes it all the more important that the media do.

MY Healthcare Problem

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby L. Ferber

Health insurance companies are not in the business of making healthcare easier for us; they are in business.

OBAMACARE: Will It Be Affordable Universal Health Care or a Government Bailout for the Insurance Companies?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

The problem is that an overly compromised health reform bill that satisfies the health insurance lobby and its Democratic and Republican supporters in Congress may not be "good" at all.

In Global Recession, Health Care Reform Which Saves Money Is An Economic Imperative

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

While the so-called "debate" over health care reform heats up, the only real option to reform health care -- single-payer national health insurance (NHI) -- is being largely overlooked.

McCain's Health Care Plan Radically Irresponsible

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael L. Millenson

What a disappointment. Here Barack Obama accuses John McCain of pushing a "radical" health care plan, and instead of grabbing the chance to don a scar...

Wake Up and Smell the Health Insurance: The Key to Turning Around Starbucks

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Geyman

Starbucks has been a model among U. S. employers for its social responsibility to its work force since its founding. But today, Starbucks is hurting, its biggest challenge to future growth high health care costs.