special interests

To Make Politics Fair, Economics Must Be Fair, Too

It's easier to stop fog from forming on San Francisco Bay than to halt special interest money from flowing to politicians. The solution to achieving a more representative Democracy is not banning money from politics. Rather, to equalize the politics, we must equalize the economics.

Don't Forget the 'Health' in Health Care Reform

It's assumed that expanding health coverage is the same thing as improving Americans' health. Not true. If Congress were serious about improving health, then some of the $1 trillion for health reform could go toward fitness programs including rebates for being fit.