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Posts from March 2017

Obamacare is the law of the land. But it’s still vulnerable.

by Eric Patashnik (MPP '89) and Jonathan Oberlander

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s (R-Wis.) decision to pull legislation to reconfigure the nation’s health-care system is a major setback to President Trump and the GOP. For seven years, Republicans promised to repeal and replace Obamacare. Their failure to deliver on this promise exposes&nbs… More

Job Posting: Adjunct in Food Policy

The Goldman School of Public Policy seeks applications from researchers in food policy, with an emphasis on the social movements of food production, food service, and labor practices and policies in these sectors. We anticipate that these scholars will study the political, legal, and social aspects of food policy,… More

Why Democrats and Republicans are Both Right on Climate

Two very different action plans from opposite sides of the aisle could be even more effective if both are implemented

Coal-fired power plant, Minnesota. Credit: Tony Webster Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0). Over the past two years, two thoughtful, innovative, and dramatically different plans to address global warming have been presented to the American public by the Democratic and the Republican Parties. Both plans would mo… More