Health Care

Why aren't employers, who complain constantly about the cost of employee health benefits, begging and pleading for government to take health insurance away from them?
10/20/2008
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McCain, like most conservatives, believes that allowing cross-state purchases of insurance will help make health care more affordable. If people can shop for the policy that best suits their needs, the market will naturally bring down prices — while taking care of everybody's needs. This is pure...
10/07/2008
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10/06/2008
News/Resource
Barack Obama says John McCain would raise people's taxes by changing the way the IRS looks at health insurance. McCain says he wouldn't. Who's right? Quite possibly McCain. But only because he's decided to slash Medicare and Medicaid instead.
10/06/2008
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"...a terrific new book on our dysfunctional health care system..." -Paul Krugman, "The New York Times" Recently named a finalist for Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award and World Hunger Year Harry Chapin Media Award New York — As the health...
05/22/2008
Press Release
The Economic State of Young America is a comprehensive databook offering proof that a combination of declining incomes, growing debt, and high costs of education, homeownership and healthcare are conspiring to make this generation the first to not surpass the living standards of their parents. The...
05/06/2008
Publication
Healthcare Issues Author and Demos Senior Fellow Jonathan Cohn Renders a Verdict on the Presidential Campaign's Newest Controversy New York, NY — For the last few weeks, Elizabeth Edwards and other advocates of universal health insurance have been pounding John McCain on the campaign trail,...
04/30/2008
Press Release
As the next installment in the By a Thread series, Economic (In)Security uses the Middle Class Security Index to provide the first comprehensive portrait of the level of financial security enjoyed by African-American and Latino middle-class families. The findings show that, in the wake of fading...
02/21/2008
Publication
Paying taxes. It's something almost everyone loves to hate. 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes makes the case for thinking about taxes in a fresh and progressive way and offers plenty of material for anyone interested in countering the conservative anti-government, anti-tax agenda. Written by...
01/01/2008
Publication
Developed in collaboration with the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University, By a Thread: The New Experience of America's Middle Class looks at the financial security of the middle class using the innovative Middle Class Security Index, rating household stability across five...
11/28/2007
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