A common talking point among American exceptionalists is that the U.S. is blessed with one of the best health care systems. Their claim couldn't be further from the truth.
An institution that thrives because of private donors and public financing serves as a model for U.S. reform.
To begin to solve the health care crisis, we need a system based on health and the money to pay for it. House Resolution 676 is the model for that system.
"Where was he when I was trying to get health care in ’93 and ’94?" Yeah, the photograph kind of says it all.
He nearly brought the cogs of Congress to a halt in 2013 over the Affordable Care Act, and now the Texas senator and GOP presidential hopeful is in the market for health insurance for his wife, Heidi, while he's on the campaign trail. This is a bit awkward.
When I heard in June that House Speaker John Boehner threatened to sue the Obama administration for implementing health care and immigration reform via executive order, I not only cracked a wry grin, I nearly doubled over in laughter, thinking that such a case would never see daylight.
Looks like the 2016 presidential race could actually shape up to be a bona fide throwback to the ’90s, with a Bush and a Clinton duking it out for the White House.
Comedian-actor-writer Russell Brand took on a range of topics including spirituality, materialism, politics and revolution during an interview at Cambridge University's student union in England last week.
Ecuador has progressed leaps and bounds in the past two decades, and is placing education and health at the top of its agenda.