Tag Archives: health care

The Costs of Overturning Obama’s Healthcare Reforms

Why should the average American family have to pay nearly one-third of its annual income for a healthcare system that will claim about 18% of GDP by 2016?

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Don Berwick and the Railroading of America’s Social Sciences

How is polarization in Washington making it nearly impossible for qualified individuals to join the top ranks of the U.S. civil service?

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History of the Future

What do current conditions in rich countries tell us about the world’s future?

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After Maathai: Women Taking Charge to Save the Environment

How does the legacy of the late Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai live on?

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What Chile’s Student Protests Can Teach the United States

Will U.S. students take a page from their Chilean brethren and protest the high cost of college education?

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Is China Going Up in Smoke?

Why has China’s government done little to stop the country’s smoking epidemic?

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Are Illegal Immigrants Really a Drain on the U.S. Economy?

Contrary to popular wisdom, how are immigrants a boon to the U.S. economy?

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America as Number Two: We’d Try Harder

The case for acknowledging America's slide from first place — and how the United States can use reality to get back on track.

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China’s Move to Improve Health Care

What will be required for China to meet the healthcare demands of its aging and urbanizing population?

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Not “Really” Problems

What are some tongue-in-cheek reasons as to why Washington need not bother fixing the United States’ problems?

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