Health

America’s health is declining — and corporations are stoking this crisis

by |December 27th, 2017

As featured on CNN.com | December 27, 2017 America’s powerful corporations made a killing with the passage of the Republican tax cuts. The tax cuts will hand trillions of dollars to the companies and their moneyed owners following a massive corporate lobbying campaign. Yet the US government announced this month an even graver corporate killing. According to the Centers… read more

Categories: Health, Policy

America can save $1 trillion and get better health care

by |June 27th, 2017

As featured on CNN.com | June 27, 2017 US health care costs are out of sight, more than $10,000 per person per year, compared with around $5,000 per person in Canada, Germany and France. Obamacare expanded coverage without controlling costs. The Republican plan would ruthlessly and cruelly limit coverage without controlling costs. Of the two options, Obamacare is… read more

Categories: Health, Policy, Politics

How the corporate sector is wrecking America’s health—and what to do about it

by |June 7th, 2017

As featured in Quartz | June 7, 2017 | by Jeffrey Sachs and Vikas Saini The Obamacare repeal that passed the House is an unpopular and defective bill that would hurt the poor, the sick, and older workers, by raising deductibles and premiums on health policies for these highly vulnerable groups. Yet there is also a real opportunity… read more

Categories: Health, Policy, Politics