Is Canada the Right Model for a Better US Health Care System?

May 29, 2017

Canada, with experience from its own health care system, could hold lessons for the United States. For many critics of US health care, the Canadian system of universal health care has long been viewed as an alternative, superior model for America to follow. Canada’s single-payer system is...

The World This Week: Obamacare Lives as Trumpcare Dies

March 26, 2017

By failing to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Republicans have put into question their ability to govern the US. On March 22, a terror attack in Westminster left at least four dead and more than 40 injured. Khalid Masood, a 52-year old who had spent time in prison for violence, became the...

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...

America’s Broken Health Care System

January 09, 2017

Americans need health care but are forced to deal with a convoluted system designed to fail them. For the millions of Americans who do not receive medical coverage from their Employer Sponsored Insurance (ESI), finding something that works tends to be a nightmare. In spite of the Affordable Care...