policy changes

2 Stories

A Surgeon's Case for Universal Health Care

If every other industrialization nation and Massachusetts can do it, so can the feds

(Newser) - If Americans are smart, they'll learn from other nations—and Massachusetts—in building a system of universal health care, writes surgeon Atul Gawande in The New Yorker. The rise of health reform "is surprising and instructive" in nations like the UK and France, which made controversial changes after... More »

Clinton, Obama Equally Adept at Policy Shifts

Flip-flopping can kill a campaign, but everyone does it, say experts

(Newser) - They've escaped the dreaded "flip-flopper" label, but both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have changed positions on various issues in the course of their campaigns. Appearing absolutely consistent is especially hard for senators, reports the Washington Post, because they have thousands of votes to explain, and many are the... More »

2 Stories