Despite Republican Claims, Medicaid Work Requirements Would Hurt People With Disabilities

Remember when then-candidate Donald Trump assuredvoters that he would not cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid? Apparently, this was just one of countless broken promises. Although he has not yet imposed any explicit cuts, on Thursday, the Trump administration took another step toward undercutting these essential social programs: It issued guidanceallowing states to impose work requirements on […]

The Neoliberal Turn in American Health Care

Last year’s three-ring Congressional shutdown circus — for many little more than a desperate rearguard action by an isolated right-wing fringe to undo the fait accompli of Barack Obama’s health care reform — reinforced with each passing day the gaudy dysfunction of the American political system. But we miss something crucial if we construe the perseverance of […]