Tag Archives: Nicholas Kristof

No tax cuts for the rich

I’ve been writing a lot about lately about the growing gap between rich and poor in American, and the systematic destruction of the middle class, and how I believe both trends to be destructive to our Democracy. I didn’t want to write about it tonight, though. I was actually planning to take the night off, […]

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Why cover the elderly and not the newborn?

Nicholas Kristof raises a really interesting question in today’s New York Times. Here’s a clip. …Yet although America‚Äôs elderly are now cared for, our children are not. A Johns Hopkins study found that hospitalized children who are uninsured are 60 percent more likely to die than those with insurance, presumably because they are less likely […]

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