Health Care

The constitutional challenge to the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) draws much of its rhetorical force not from the Commerce Clause, but from the perception that the insurance mandate infringes on individuals’ private liberties. Taken alone, the libertarian argument that the government cannot order...
01/05/2012
News/Resource
The Great Recession had a formidable impact on everyone in the US economy, intensifying the trends of increasing vulnerability that developed over the past 30 years.  But young people fared especially poorly.  In reality, the new generation of workers was already falling behind.  New...
01/05/2012
Publication
Youth leaders and policy experts cited rising costs in education, health care, child care, and housing as key issues for winning the young vote in 2012. The discussion at the Center for American Progress was based on a recent report from the think tank Demos and the Young Invincibles entitled “The...
12/07/2011
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I love my iPhone. Along with being my phone, it’s also my bank, my weatherman, my newspaper, my calendar, my map, and now, my personal assistant. But despite it’s many uses, I understand it can’t solve all of my problems — it can’t cook my meals or clean my clothes. Some things I just have to do...
11/18/2011
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Young Invincibles and Demos commissioned a survey of young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 to better capture their circumstances, their anxieties, and their ambitions. The poll was conducted by Lake Research Partners and Bellwether Research and Consulting.   From their responses comes an...
11/07/2011
Publication
Young adults can ill-afford expensive medical costs. As they wipe out savings, young people turn to credit cards to pay their medical bills.
11/03/2011
Data Byte
Today, as millions still struggle with joblessness and millions more scrape by paycheck to paycheck, the Great Recession has heightened the sense that something is fundamentally wrong in our economy.  The reality is that for young people today, it is harder to either work or educate one’s way...
11/02/2011
Publication
Food, housing, and transportation make up the biggest portion of expenditures. People 18-24 spend more on gas than health care or education.
11/02/2011
Data Byte
Young adults can ill-afford expensive medical costs. As they wipe out savings, young people turn to credit cards to pay their medical bills.
11/02/2011
Data Byte
Young people of color are more likely to lack insurance. 52% of Hispanic and 34% of Black 25-34 year-olds were uninsured in 2009.
11/02/2011
Data Byte
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