Debating Medicare for All in the Era of Covid-19

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Will Covid-19 change the politics of our health care reform debate? Yes? No? Maybe? I’m mildly optimistic. If this scourge cannot change our thinking about our neglected public health system and the limitations of an employment-based health insurance scheme, then … Continue reading

Public Health v. Private Health

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In the most recent debate between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, the topic of health care in the age of Covid-19 was batted around. Bernie, of course, claimed that Covid-19 proves the importance of passing Medicare for All. Biden countered … Continue reading

Achievement Gaps Abound

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I read an article this morning that was not about the coronavirus: The Misleading Racial Achievement Gap Statistic. Yes, I do take a break from binging on bad news periodically, but this article was still a version of bad news. … Continue reading