Staff Writer, The American Interest.
ACA Agonistes The Next Big Health Care Debate
The ACA was never going to be anything like the final word on health care policy, and now the next debate is heating up.
Religion in America Is Secularization Oversold?
A space that kept Christianity culturally powerful and put Christian belief within plausibility framework of some Americans is eroding.
A Preacher Without a Congregation
Marilynne Robinson’s latest, The Givenness of Things, is a fine collection of essays. But her political project is unlikely to succeed.
ACA Fail Fractal Is Winter Coming for the ACA?
The ACA chose to address coverage rather than underlying cost, and that move is slowly but surely coming back to haunt it.
ACA Fail Fractal ACA Co-Ops Dropping Like Flies
Democrats blame Republicans for cutting federal funding for co-ops, but the real problem is that health care costs keep rising.
Bankrupt Health Care Will ACA Premiums Skyrocket?
If premiums truly do skyrocket, that will be a political disaster for the Administration. If they increase only modestly, the Administration will make PR hay out of it. But in either case, the U.S. health care system will remain broken.
The Producerist Bias
The New Deal policies that stacked the deck for producers are increasingly outmoded. It’s time to re-think more than just the raisin reserve.
ACA Fail Fractal ACA Health Insurance Rates Set to Skyrocket
The Affordable Care Act at work: insurers applying for premium hikes as high as 51 percent. Regulators could deny the increase, but if they don’t, expect the debate over the ACA to come roaring back.