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Social Security

Down the drain.

Flushing away $10,000 to ‘just say No’

March 27, 2014 – "The vast majority of our clients are thrilled to find out they qualify for subsidies. But to some people, the premium tax credits feel… Read more

How the media gets social insurance wrong

December 10, 2013 – In Part 2 of my interview with Michael Hiltzik, Michael notes that there are parallels between the media's coverage of the rollout Social… Read more

FDR’s New Deal and Obama’s newer deal

December 8, 2013 – My guest this week is Michael Hiltzik, a columnist with the Los Angeles Times and the author of The New Deal: A Modern History, now out in… Read more

Obamacare ‘Medicaid for the middle class?’

July 31, 2013 – Yet another catchy phrase, "Medicaid for the middle class," is popping up in conservative propaganda. What are Obamacare's opponents trying… Read more

How I became a health policy wonk, my favorite policy charts, and what’s ahead for health reform

January 11, 2013 – Harold Pollack talks with blogger Aaron Carroll about how he became a policy wonk, about his favorite health policy charts and the road… Read more