Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tea Party and the “Mask of Anarchy”

I don’t think I’m the only one to notice that Percy Bysshe Shelley‘s “Mask of Anarchy” seems amazingly relevant to current efforts to suppress the voices and will of workers around the world. So, I’ve taken the poem almost verbatim, … Continue reading

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Houston Bioethics Meetup We are meeting tonight to discuss industry payments both to physicians and bioethicists.

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JAMA Forum: Young Adults and the Affordable Care Act—Invincible or Convincible?

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By Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc As the marketplace for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opened for business last week, software glitches and the volume of consumer interest prevented some…

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JAMA Forum: The Affordable Care Act After Week 1: What We Know and What We Don’t Yet Know

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Larry Levitt, MPP It is now common knowledge that the new health insurance marketplaces (also known as “exchanges”) created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) got off to a rocky start last week. Indeed, it’s…

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Nussbaum and Rand on the Politics of Love

I’m currently reading Martha Nussbaum’s Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice. Love is an important focus of the book, but it is certainly not the only emotion that Nussbaum considers important to a minimally decent society. Still, love (and … Continue reading

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Health Law Helper – Affordable Care Act Interactive Tool

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Health Law Helper – Affordable Care Act Interactive Tool. From the Consumer Reports Web site Related Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Resources  Information about the Act (Obamacare) Health Reform: Seven Things You…

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JAMA Forum: Looking Beyond the Millennium Development Goals Toward a Sustainable Development Agenda

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Lawrence Gostin, JD At the turn of the millennium, recognizing the failure of the international community to meet the needs of the world’s poor, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly unanimously adopted the Millennium Declaration.…

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