Last spring, I argued that, “the economic and social arguments for Medicaid expansion are overwhelmingly positive.” A recent report from the Kaiser Health Foundation confirms this argument, and adds additional insight to the advantages of expanding Medicaid.
The Kaiser report analyzed all 50 states’ Medicaid programs.
The Racist Legacy of Woodrow Wilson
Dick Lehr, in The Atlantic, looks at the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson with a particular focus on President Wilson’s “unprecedented segregation in federal offices”. Mr. Lehr’s piece coincides with arguments made by the Black Justice League at Princeton University.
In 1964, Ronald Reagan addressed the country endorsing Barry Goldwater. This speech—“A Time for Choosing”—brought Mr. Reagan in to the national political spotlight. One line from the speech stands out: he outlined what he believed was a fundamental choice “whether we believe in our capacity
Last Thursday, my alarm rang at 5:45 AM and I rolled out of bed. I quickly washed my hair, face, teeth, and slipped on my suit. Before leaving my apartment, I made sure I had my American lapel pin and my red, white, and blue
As the country focuses on the upcoming King v. Burwell decision, the Supreme Court recently ruled on a barely noticed, yet critical, healthcare case: Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center. The Court’s decision in Armstrong will likely have significant, negative consequences for the continued pursuit of
Twenty-two states are currently denying healthcare coverage to nearly seven million Americans. The intransigent opposition to the Affordable Care Act from state leadership, primarily in the South and Midwest, has unfairly burdened their residents and created a missed opportunity. Regardless of one’s opinion on other
Prison Replacing Study Hall
Politico explores a Department of Justice report that found Meridian, MS was incarcerating students “so arbitrarily and severely as to shock the conscience.” The article goes on to explore the school-to-prison pipeline that has led to mass incarceration in America. The rapid