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4 Senate Dems shaping the future of health policy explain what they’re thinking

4 Senate Dems shaping the future of health policy explain what they’re thinking

In 2010, it was the Senate’s Christmas morning vote that paved the Affordable Care Act’s passage into law. In 2017, it was John McCain’s dramatic thumbs-down that ended the Obamacare repeal. In 2020, even if Democrats take back the White House and the Senate, their majority will be slim — a couple of votes at…
Could Hillary Clinton really be thinking about another presidential run?

Could Hillary Clinton really be thinking about another presidential run?

Two recent comments have fanned speculation that Hillary Clinton might be thinking about running for president again in 2020 — though some of her allies are now trying to throw cold water on the idea. During an interview with Kara Swisher for the Recode Decode podcast published Saturday, Clinton said she didn’t want to run…
A major new climate report slams the door on wishful thinking

A major new climate report slams the door on wishful thinking

The leading international body of climate change researchers released a major report Sunday night on the impacts of global warming and what it would take to cap rising temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, above preindustrial levels — a goal that’s exceedingly difficult, but not impossible. The report is from the Intergovernmental…
A major climate report will slam the door on wishful thinking

A major climate report will slam the door on wishful thinking

The leading international body of climate change researchers is preparing to release a major report Sunday night on the impacts of global warming and what it would take to cap warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, above preindustrial levels, a goal that looks increasingly unlikely. The report is from the Intergovernmental Panel…
Americans have a longstanding love of magical thinking

Americans have a longstanding love of magical thinking

“The country got its start with people believing that they could create their own world, their own truth.” That’s what Kurt Andersen, author of Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire, told me during our conversation about America’s descent into what he calls “anything-goes relativism” — a willingness to buy into delusion and falsehood that was bound…

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