By Katrina vanden Heuvel for the Nation – It’s been a common refrain of politicians in Washington for as long as the capitol has been unpopular: “It’s good to get outside...Continue reading.
Push for Privatization will Accelerate Costs and Deaths By Margaret Flowers, M.D. for FireDogLake – Leadership in Washington recognizes the damage our soaring health care spending...Continue reading.
The mainstream media has failed to report that the Ryan plan is a privatization program that will hand $30tn to insurers By Dean Baker for the Guardian – The film Casablanca...Continue reading.
By Carl Hulse for the New York Times – House Republicans plan this week to propose more than $4 trillion in federal spending reductions over the next decade by reshaping popular...Continue reading.
Many Deem Big Cuts to Entitlements ‘Unacceptable,’ but Retirement and Means Testing Draw Support By NEIL KING JR. and SCOTT GREENBERG for the WSJ – WASHINGTON—...Continue reading.
If the GOP has its way, states could take full control over health care for the poor (snip, snip). By Suzy Khimm for Mother Jones – Republicans have a new target, and its name...Continue reading.
By Christopher Weaver for Kaiser Health News – Hiding out at a secret location in Illinois, Wisconsin state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout ends every media interview with the same warning:...Continue reading.
By Thomas Kaplan for the New York Times – ALBANY — In an unexpected vote, a committee appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to cut billions in health care spending approved on...Continue reading.
By Sam Stein for Huffington Post – Lost amid the budget battles in Congress and the anti-union legislation being considered in several states has been the White House’s...Continue reading.