• The Atlantic
    How the Blowup of Obamacare Affects the People on It

    Last week President Trump triumphantly tweeted, “Money pouring into Insurance Companies profits, under the guise of ObamaCare, is over.” He was celebrating the fact that his administration had just ended cost-sharing reductions, payments that the government had been making to insurers to make insurance cheaper for their low-income customers.

  • T.H.E.
    Latino Americans ‘falling further behind’ on higher education

    The higher education attainment gap between Latino people in America and their white and black counterparts is widening, according to new research. A study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that the share of Latinos in the US who obtained at least some postsecondary education increased from 35 per cent to 45 per cent between 1992 and 2016.

  • The Washington Post
    Hey, Virginia! You’ve got a governor to elect in three weeks!

    Last year, Elias Murillo was all about the politics. He was really into Bernie Sanders, even went to a Sanders rally in Fairfax County. When Sanders lost, Murillo switched to Donald Trump, the other guy he figured would step up for regular people. It was all very exciting, a show that just kept on going. For a while, he even felt hopeful.

  • Star Tribune
    In D.C., efforts to champion alternatives to four-year degrees slow to gain traction

    In 2016-2017 Burnsville High School launched a radically redesigned curriculum to try to plug Minnesota’s job skills gap. The suburban school south of the Twin Cities now funnels students into career pathways instead of a general academic regimen.

  • Real Clear Health
    Why Is It so Hard for Republicans to Replace Obamacare?

    Republicans in Congress have been attacking Obamacare and vowing to repeal it for nearly seven years, and President Trump made “repeal and replace Obamacare” a central promise of his winning campaign. Now the President and his party are in charge, but they are scrambling to craft a replacement. Why are they having such trouble?

  • The Washington Post
    What’s the method in Trump’s madness?

    Is Trumpism a scam? And if so, whom is Donald Trump scamming? Or is the country confronting something even more troubling: a president unhinged from any realities that get in the way of his impulses, unmoored from any driving philosophy and willing to make everything up as he goes along, including “alternative facts”?

  • Bloomberg
    Alice Rivlin Sees a Sensible Agreement on Obamacare

    Alice Rivlin, senior fellow at Brookings Institution, discusses the future of Obamacare under President Donald Trump. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

  • Medical Express
    Large pre-ACA Medicaid expansion did not level health disparities in cancer surgery

    An analysis of the New York State's Medicaid expansion, which predated the 2010 Affordable Care Act, finds substantial decrease in uninsured rate but little change in racial disparities when it comes to access to cancer surgery - a proxy for complex cancer care.

  • The Washington Post
    The rush to get millennials health insurance before the possible repeal of Obamacare

    The outreach workers joined the line at a Michael “Air” Jordan shoe launch. They went to Denny’s after the District’s clubs had closed. They hung out at happy hours with $4 drinks and $7 bar food, laundromats, gyms, and Sunday brunches.

  • The Washington Post
    Why millions gathered to say ‘no’ to Trump

    Within 48 hours, we learned that Donald John Trump intends to govern as the same fiercely angry man who shook the country in 2016. He confirmed that his administration intends to show no regard for norms — or facts.