Health Care

New York, NY — America's promise of economic prosperity with stability is at risk--a stark new reality underscored by wide evidence of growing inequality, teetering household finances, and mounting problems in domestic and global financial markets. In The Squandering of America: How Our...
11/07/2007
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In a compelling work of original reportage, Senior Fellow Jonathan Cohn travels across the United States to investigate the reasons behind the country's health care crisis and its impact on individual Americans. The only country in the developed world that does not guarantee access to medical care...
04/19/2007
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New York, NY — Everyday, millions of Americans struggle to find affordable medical care for themselves and their families, often leading to long-delayed treatment of illness and financial ruin. In SICK: The Untold Story of America's Health Care Crisis, and the People Who Pay the Price (...
04/10/2007
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New York, NY — As health care costs continue to rise faster than incomes, families are turning to credit cards to pay for medical care, according to new research by Demos and the Access Project. The public policy groups published the findings today in a report entitled "Borrowing to Stay...
01/16/2007
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Health care costs are rising sharply, placing stress on employers, individuals, and families. As employers look to rein in benefit costs, they are increasingly turning towards health insurance options that feature greater employee cost sharing through higher deductibles, co-payments, and...
01/16/2007
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New York, NY — Today marks the publication of an illuminating new book, JACKED: How "Conservatives" are Picking your Pockets (whether you voted for them or not) (PoliPointPress, September 12, 2006, $12.95, ISBN: 0976062186), by Nomi Prins, acclaimed author of Other People's Money and Senior...
09/12/2006
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A Demos briefing book, with state-and federal-level application, to help elected officials advance new policies that promote electoral participation and provide all Americans with access to a stable, secure middle class.
09/06/2006
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  This report is the second in a series of Demos publications which looks specifically at growing the middle class.   This paper is the first step in a larger endeavor to track and measure America's middle class. In this paper, we outline the characteristics that contribute to middle...
09/08/2005
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GritTV with Laura Flanders Watch here Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Reed Abelson who covers healthcare for the NYT, and Teresa Ghilarducci director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy at the New School on the economics of healthcare reform, talk with GRITtv's...
07/07/2005
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