Tag: Health Care

Ady Barkan Is Running Out of Time to Speak

It’s a typically perfect day in Santa Barbara, endless blue sky above the mountains and warm sun on the skin. Ady Barkan’s house, set off one of those quaint California streets where the power lines weave themselves around the palm trees, looks like a perfect place for a young family to live. It radiates happiness, a place of contentment and a peaceful life; hummingbirds can be spotted flitting about, drinking the nectar of purple flowers.

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Joe Biden’s Individual Mandate Madness

The Democratic Party needs to be saved from itself, or at least from its tendency to retreat into the gauzy nostalgia of the past. It’s understandable, here in the hourly news deluge of President Donald Trump’s chaos realm, to pine for the relatively comforting quietude of the Obama presidency—a placidity that owed much of its calm to the fact that we weren’t confronted as often by news of the Read original

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Warren’s Medicare-for-All Dodge Is Wearing Thin

Tuesday’s debate offered Elizabeth Warren the opportunity to feel what it’s like to be the Democratic field’s clear frontrunner, a prospect that recent movement in the polls has brought to the point of likelihood. Throughout the night, her rivals forsook Joe Biden as their main target and instead took pointed jabs at her. Warren fended them off with sturdy aplomb, save for one criticism: how she reckons with middle class taxes in a world with Medicare for All.

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