Author: Kwaisi France

pre-ACA

Don’t Forget, Healthcare Pre-ACA Was Absolutely Atrocious.

  In his 2008 campaign, Barack Obama ran on changing healthcare. Why would the public have been receptive to that? Because healthcare sucked before 2010. Prateek Agarwal documents healthcare before ACA.   Pre-ACA Pre-ACA, there were three types of private health insurance markets, all regulated by the state: large groups,...

Nordic Model

The Nordic Model Would Be The Best We Could Get Right Now

  In >The Nordic Model: Embracing Globalization and Sharing Risks the authors describe the Nordic Model: There is indeed a social and economic system that can usefully be referred to as the Nordic model. Obviously, there are important differences between the economies and policies of the Nordic countries. (The Nordic...

civil war

The Civil War Was About Slavery And Nothing More

  A state representative from Winona, Mississippi urged in a weekend Facebook post that those who support the removal of Confederate monuments be lynched. Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, wrote: “The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans, is both heinous and...

michael flynn

Michael Flynn and Donald Trump Think Michael Flynn Is Guilty

  Emily Zanotti outlines how former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn won’t respond to a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, instead invoking the Fifth Amendment’s right against self-incrimination. Sources confirmed to the NBC News that Flynn will make his demand official in a letter to the committee Monday afternoon.  ...