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Steven Brill

Elizabeth Banks Takes 'Walk Of Shame'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

When Elizabeth Banks isn't caked in Effie Trinket makeup or commentating at a capella tournaments, she's enduring a disastrous trek across Los Angeles...

The Best Disruptive Writing of 2013

Leah Binder | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Leah Binder

Almost everyone agrees that the best strategy for improving Americans' health would be to prevent people from needing health care in the first place. But as these writers demonstrated in their powerful arguments, beware the easy answers.

Baffled Pill: Why We Are Killing Ourselves

Rana B. Khoury | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Rana B. Khoury

Unlike many political issues, health care is one that impacts all of us, all the time, whether or not politicians and pundits are addressing it. Every day, people live, suffer through, survive, and die in the health care system.

Ending Price-Gouging: Brill's Time Article and the Next Chapter in Health Reform

Diane Archer | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Diane Archer

In his extraordinarily well-documented expose on the medical-industrial complex, Steven Brill explains thoroughly and repeatedly what serious pundits, policy experts and policymakers have failed to see or have feared to say: there is no free market in health care.

Time's Brill Persuasive but 'Bitter Pill' Misdiagnoses Health Care Ills

Joanne Conroy, MD | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Joanne Conroy, MD

A Feb. 20 Time magazine article by Steven Brill highlights the very real challenges people have navigating our health system. But as compelling as Brill's stories are, and as persuasive, they ignore much of our publicly available information.

High Prices, Massive Profits, No Transparency: The U.S. Health Care System According to Steven Brill

Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Time magazine this week is out with a mammoth, 24,000-word story on the state of the U.S. health care system written by Steven Brill. According to the story, Brill spent seven months researching why health care costs so much in America.

Michael Calderone

Journalist Calls New Republic Owner 'Liar' After Falling Out Over Cover Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.21.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Thursday, Time magazine published Steven Brill’s deeply reported, 24,000-word cover story on America’s health care system, the long...

Joy Resmovits

The Education Of Arne Duncan

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

CLEVELAND -- On a recent Wednesday afternoon in the auditorium of Eastern Technical High School, where 1,000 people had come to hear him speak, Arne D...

Sam Stein

Michelle Rhee's Key Hire Finds Difficulty In Diffusing Union Distrust

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attempts to bridge the divide between self-styled education reform groups and teachers unions, backed by progressive organizations, hit ...

Joy Resmovits

Teachers Union Defends Michelle Rhee Attack Site

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2011 | Education

In the eyes of Steven Brill, the American Federation of Teachers building a website attacking Michelle Rhee and masking its origins is worse than Rhee...

Steven Brill And The Berated Dog

John Merrow | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education
John Merrow

As always, remember that John's book The Influence of Teachers is for sale at Amazon. Please imagine this scenario: While walking in the park, yo...

Joy Resmovits

Race To The Top -- Pre-School Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

To win money from the federal government's early childhood Race to the Top contest, states are encouraged to implement "kindergarten entry assessments...

WATCH: Steven Brill To Diane Ravitch: Unions Must Be On Side Of Reform

C-SPAN | Posted 10.21.2011 | Education

The founder of The American Lawyer magazine and Court TV tells the story of a coalition of unlikely allies in the fight to change a school system that...

Four Days IN Education Nation

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

NBC says it's going to do Education Nation again next year. Let's hope so. There's certainly room for improvement.

Lucia Graves

Randi Weingarten, Steven Brill Face Off Over Education Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Is education advancing or retreating?" asked Sir Harold Evans, editor at large of The Week and moderator of an education roundtable on Thursday spons...

Rubber Rooms: Gone From New York City, But Alive Elsewhere?

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Justin Snider

Monday, June 28th, was the final day of the 2009-10 school year in New York City, which means the city's infamous "rubber rooms" also closed their doors. For good.