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March 6th, 2015


According to a study...

March 2nd, 2015

Incentive structures in health care have to change. Right now, we pay for services, or have a so-called, fee-for-service system. The idea is that the more patients doctors see, the more expensive tests doctors order and the more patients doctors hospitalize, the more money clinics and hospitals make. This incentive structure has transformed our health care into sick care.

The reality is...

February 6th, 2015

Recently, the Children’s Defense Fund released a powerful report on the state of child poverty in America and challenged our nation’s commitment to children.  In stark terms the report lays out the child poverty problem in America as the “greatest threat to our future, national, economic and military security”.  1/5th of children in the United States or 14.7 million children living in...

January 14th, 2015

There is little to say once you’ve said this before. Although the sadness brings fresh tears, they are also old tears. The grief becomes familiar and so too the inevitable resumption of everyday life. The pain bores to the soul but settles in the subconscious, where it...

September 12th, 2014

Unarmed and Black. Beyond that information, we don’t know much more about Michael Brown except what we have learned from the media, eyewitness accounts, forensics evidence and Officer Darren Wilson’s testimony released after the Grand Jury investigation. Eric Garner died so brutally on video, in an illegal chokehold. The violence against Black men is on display for all Americans.

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