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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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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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