Part 1 in a 2 Part Series The news is awash with headlines that paint a grim picture of healthcare in the United States. From the politicizing of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) to the Veteran Affairs scandal, and now new reports that rank the US dead last in […]
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The state of Texas has the highest rate of uninsured people in the United States – 26 percent of a population of 26 million. Of the uninsured, 58 percent are Latino, including 1.3 million children under the age of 18. Under the Affordable Care Act, the Medicaid program would […]
Western cultures have developed an illusion of the welfare state. The US and Europe must correct this cultural misperception of what a welfare state can and cannot accomplish before they can successfully address its economic problems.