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healthcare
healthcare

How to Reduce Your Medical Bills by Negotiating

A broken system means that fighting back on incorrect charges and haggling with hospitals.
Cole Kazdin
2 days ago
politics
politics

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Finally Came Out and Man, It Fucking Sucks

It's vague, doesn't offer much in the way of funding, and has no chance of passing Congress. Other than that it's pretty good.
Mark Hay
2.15.18
politics
politics

Trump's Budget Proposal Is a Manifesto Against the Poor

The White House laid out exactly how it wants to decimate the social safety net.
Harry Cheadle
2.13.18
veterans
veterans

Congress Is Too Cheap to Give Veterans the Benefits They Demand

All politicians say they want to help veterans. So why aren't they doing more?
Mark Hay
2.6.18
immigration
immigration

The 'Golden Cage' Visa Forces Immigrant Men to Be Stay-at-Home Husbands

The little-known H-4 visa lets spouses of workers stay in the country, but can also be a trap.
Sushmita Pathak
2.5.18
economics
economics

The Trump Tax Cut Isn't Trickling Down to Workers

Despite some highly touted bonuses, companies are mostly using their windfalls to buy back stock—and some are laying people off.
Rick Paulas
2.2.18
joe biden
joe biden

Biden Trashes Millennials in His Quest to Become Even Less Likable

"Give me a break," he said of young people who "think they have it tough."
Eve Peyser
1.12.18
climate change
climate change

Nine Reasons to Be Optimistic About Climate Change in 2018

Amid all the awful news are some points of light.
Geoff Dembicki
12.28.17
Tracking Trump's Congress
Tracking Trump's Congress

Republicans Passed Their Tax Bill, Now They Have to Fix It

Expect that to take awhile.
Mark Hay
12.22.17
politics
politics

The Big Republican Lie About Their 'Middle-Class' Tax Cut

The GOP has wanted to cut taxes on the rich for years. Now they're finally doing it—and telling everyone they actually aren't.
Harry Cheadle
12.20.17
money
money

Do You Feel Rich Yet?

The market reached a record high. The Republicans are about to pass major tax legislation. What are you going to do with your money?
Eve Peyser
12.19.17
politics
politics

Being Rich Is the Easiest Way to Get Elected

Running for office in the US requires an aggressive grassroots fundraising operation. Or you could just give your campaign $20 million from your pocket.
Paul Blest
12.12.17