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The cost of failure on health care? It may be the rest of Trump’s agenda. – The Washington Post

The cost of failure on health care? It may be the rest of Trump’s agenda.

In the roiling debate over the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, there’s a lot more at stake for President Trump than whether the bill can be saved: Its fate could also determine how much else he can get done on Capitol Hill in the early stages of his presidency.

The Simplest and Most Perfect Explanation of Privilege I’ve Ever Seen

The Simplest and Most Perfect Explanation of Privilege I’ve Ever Seen

Toby Morris, an Auckland based illustrator, has created a comic strip which can teach us an important lesson: that not everyone has the same opportunities in life. This is a short story about two people born into completely different families, whose members play contrasting roles in their children’s lives.

Trading Health Care for the Poor for Tax Cuts for the Rich – The New York Times

Trading Health Care for the Poor for Tax Cuts for the Rich

So much for President Trump’s pledge of “insurance for everybody.” The Congressional Budget Office said on Monday that next year 14 million fewer Americans will have insurance if the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is repealed and replaced on the terms the president is seeking.

Nobel economist takes aim at rent-seeking banking and healthcare industries – MarketWatch

Something to really think about and consider in our looking at the state of the Healthcare system we have here in the U.S.

Nobel economist takes aim at rent-seeking banking and healthcare industries

By Income inequality is not killing capitalism in the United States, but rent-seekers like the banking and the health-care sectors just might, said Nobel-winning economist Angus Deaton on Monday. If an entrepreneur invents something on the order of another Facebook, Deaton said he has no problem with that person becoming wealthy.

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