Should Americans Fear Universal Health Care?

March 11, 2021

The Health Care Industry in the US Is at a Crossroads

March 30, 2020

An article in the Harvard Business Review that acknowledges the dilemma many of the for-profit hospitals in the US are now facing sees the solution in an appeal to the insurance companies that dominate the American health care economy. How to Kill People to Save an Outmoded Idea of the...

America Called Its Government, But No One Answered

March 23, 2020

I have just finished a couple of weeks on the road in Texas, during which time the coronavirus pandemic blew up across the American landscape. The best sign that something serious was happening while I was on the road was the number of guys in truck stop and convenience store restrooms...

Dying Poor and Early in America

March 21, 2017

The vision of America shaped by Trump and his Christian Republican buddies no longer even pretends to envision a humane society. Hello Canada and Mexico. You seem to be forever hanging out in the shadow of whatever self-proclaimed “greatness” the colossus that separates your borders can...

Obamacare in Trump Country

February 08, 2017

Can Donald Trump deliver on his promises to fix Obamacare? Kentucky’s Whitley County is 97% white, with a per capita income of $16,000 and an 82% support for Donald Trump. The people residing in counties similar to Whitley are, ironically enough, the ones that have benefited most from the...