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On Finding My Voice again: Lessons from a Year of Silence

 I stopped writing because Trump drove me crazy. Crochet helped me find my voice again—and a new understanding of what this blog should be about.

Make No Mistake: Health Policy Is a Moral Issue. Kristi L. Kirschner MD

Universal healthcare is a human right protected by every other major democracy. Guest essay by bioethicist Kristi L. Kirschner MD. 

The Saved, the Damned, and Healthcare Policy

The Senate version of Trumpcare reflects an intrinsically evil libertarian ideology. To confront it effectively, we need to understand its deep roots in American culture. Here's a quick overview. 

What "Liberal Bias" Means—and why we need it

"Liberal bias" does not mean "prejudiced" or "unfair." It refers to moral commitments that are essential to democracy.