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February 2021 David K. Jones,
The 2022 midterm elections already loom large over the Biden administration and Congressional allies. What the administration is able to accomplish… More
January 2021 John E. McDonough,
President Joe Biden hopes to husband a new administration and, perhaps, a new politico-economic era distinct from that of President Donald Trump and… More
December 2020 Dalton Conley,
If we have (re-)learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that any new health shock is borne differentially by those of different… More
November 2020 Sherry Glied,
Many advocates hope that addressing the quality of housing, or similar social needs, can help us escape from the quagmire of ever-increasing US health… More
November 2020 Sandro Galea,
This was supposed to be an election about health. For the first three years of his presidency, Donald Trump presided over what appeared to be a robust… More
October 2020 Sandro Galea,
It is not difficult to feel, these days, that we are living in revolutionary times that demand a re-ordering of the status quo and a re-thinking of… More
October 2020 Heidi L. Allen,
Medicaid has had two transformational moments since it was created by Title XIX of the Social Security Amendments in 1965. The Children’s Health… More
October 2020 Sara Rosenbaum,
It goes without saying that United States Supreme Court Justices are transcendently skilled lawyers. Indeed, there is no higher recognition of legal… More
October 2020 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In my basement office, visible over my shoulder in my daily video calls, is a framed print of the famous World War I poster entitled, “The health of… More
October 2020 Harold A. Pollack, Riyaa K. Randhawa,
Thus far, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken more than 200,000 lives in the United States. In this frightening time, Americans understandably are focused… More
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