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Workers Memorial Day – April 28.

Today, just in time for Worker Memorial Day this coming Sunday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released employee injury and fatality data for 2017 contrasted with 2016. I guess you know the Great Recession is really over when worker injuries and fatalities reach pre-recession levels. Compared with 2016, worker fatalities declined in 2017 – […]

After Catching Bus, Dog Still Doesn’t Know What To Do. But The Bus Just Got Bigger!

In February, 2018, a Texas-led coalition of 20 states sued the federal government claiming the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional in its entirety. The states argued that after Congress in December 2017 gutted one of its major provisions, a financial penalty for not having health insurance, known as the “individual mandate,” the rest of the […]

It Really Is The Prices, Stupid!

Trying to understand American health care these days is a little like trying to do the breast stroke through molasses. A lot of effort for not much progress. The scope of the issue is vast. In 2017, US health care spending grew 4.6%, exactly double the growth rate of inflation, to $3.5 trillion. In 2018, […]

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