A loser’s approach to Medicare-for-all

Presidential candidate and California senator Kamala Harris made headlines recently after seeming to tie herself in rhetorical knots over questions about Medicare-for-all. In separate statements Harris first said she supported the elimination of private health insurance, and then that she didn’t. The inconsistency can partly be chalked up to the usual limitations of trying to […]

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Bernie Sanders is bringing back the most underrated education policy

Over the past two decades, education reform has been a major topic of debate and policymaking, from President Bush’s No Child Left Behind bill to President Obama’s Race to the Top initiative. Reforms have generally followed the pattern of adapting mechanisms from the for-profit business world to “fix” supposedly broken aspects of the public education […]

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The silenced majority in America’s crazed abortion debate

Abortion is tragic in the strict sense of the term. It’s an act that pits fundamentally irreconcilable absolute rights against each other — the pregnant woman’s right to determine what happens to her own body without state interference against the right to life of the fetus she carries inside her womb. Anyone who adopts an […]

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