When they unveiled their tax plans last month, former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain and Texas Gov. Rick Perry missed a golden opportunity: to cast an alternative to the economic growth narrative that holds the Republican Party captive to Wall Street and blind to middle-class anxieties. Read More
Proponents of the new health care law appeared to be on solid ground when they said that it would extend affordable health insurance to millions of Americans.No longer.At a hearing of the health subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Cornell University economics professor Richard Burkhauser showed that in 2014, millions of low-income Americans may be unable to get subsidized health insurance through the new health care exchanges. Read More
When Amos Lim and his husband decided to adopt a baby, they never even considered leaving San Francisco, the city that defiantly allowed them to marry in an act of civil disobedience.
Their decision has been reinforced every time they’ve checked out a preschool for their daughter, and mentioned that they were a gay couple to make sure the school would be OK with that. Read More