The VA Brush-Off
The Department of Veterans Affairs routinely delays disability claims by wounded soldiers for months and years, often shunting them into homelessness. But there's a simple way for the government to get disabled veterans the help they deserve. It can trust them.
Review of PBS Documentary "Soldiers of Conscience"
Soldiers of Conscience, a PBS documentary, examines the ethics and emotional cost of killing on the battlefield.
EPA: Climate Change Will Have Public-Health Implications
The EPA acknowledges, finally, that climate change will have public-health implications, increasing the incidence of heart disease, allergies, asthma, tropical diseases and ... kidney stones.
Book Review — "The Private Abuse of Public Interest"
Two professors explain why small government, loose regulations and an over-reliance on markets eventually cost taxpayers.
Patients Lacking Evidence-Based Care from Physicians
How likely is it that you will receive treatment the medical literature says is best? Flip a coin. Evidence-based health care can improve those odds, save lives and cut health care costs dramatically.
Rethinking Government's Role in the Financial System
How do we protect the markets from their own overexuberance? By signaling that future failures won't get government bailouts.