What’s Going On With Seattle Police?

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According to Twitter, Seattle Police are out of control. They’re arresting journalists right and left, harassing everyone they encounter, and relying on crowd control tools when polite conversation would suffice. Prior to creation of the CHAZ/CHOP police-free (but not weapons-free) … Continue reading

Two Women Hold Civil Conversation

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I am doubly fortunate today. The sun is shining without killing us with heat, and I’ve discovered a civil conversation online about an issue that’s been perplexing me since pre-coronovirus days. I cannot pass along the sunshine, but I can … Continue reading

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