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Weighing the ACA
Weighing the ACA
Premium Hikes Get Steeper

Obamacare has still not achieved what its backers initially said was one of its key objectives.

Weighing the ACA
Plus Ça Change, ACA Edition

The ACA left intact many of the root dysfunctions driving our health care problems.

Weighing the ACA
Why Americans Choose ACA Penalty Over Insurance

Despite the administration’s extended sign-up period, early reports suggest, many of the remaining uninsured are still opting for the penalty over insurance.

Weighing the ACA
Doctors Flunk Obamacare

46 percent of doctors give the ACA a ‘D’ or an ‘F,’ with only 25 percent giving it an ‘A’ or ‘B.’ The reason for low support seems to be that the law increases paperwork without fixing some of our deepest health care problems—and that diagnosis, at least, seems about right.

Weighing the ACA
The Irrelevance of the Affordable Care Act

A year after its launch, the ACA’s success in expanding coverage is mixed—and its effectiveness in controlling costs and increasing transparency even more so. New services and innovations unrelated to the law, however, offer some hope of a better way forward.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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