Thursday, July 27, 2017
  1. Economics

    How Would Health-Care Reform Affect Patient Health?

    Martin Feldstein
    Economics

    How Would Health-Care Reform Affect Patient Health?

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     highlights the costs that states and hospitals would face from cuts in the federal Medicaid program.

    US Hospital patient check Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images
    The US Congressional Budget Office has estimated that some 32 million people would lose their formal insurance coverage in the next decade under the various proposals to replace "Obamacare." But it is important to understand just what that would mean in practice, and how much it would actually affect health outcomes. READ MORE
  2. World Affairs

    China’s Weaponization of Trade

    Brahma Chellaney
  3. Economics

    Deciphering China’s Economic Resilience

    Stephen S. Roach
    Economics

    Deciphering China’s Economic Resilience

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     explains why forecasters continue to predict the worst, only to be proven wrong time and again.

    Shanghai shopping road Matteo Colombo/Getty Images
    International economic forecasters find it difficult to resist superimposing the experience of crisis-prone developed economies onto China. But, once again, the Chinese economy has defied the pessimists: after decelerating for six consecutive years, real GDP growth appears to be inching up in 2017. READ MORE
  4. Business & Finance

    Donald Trump, CEO

    Lucy P. Marcus
  5. World Affairs

    Venezuela’s Freedom Fighters

    Miguel Rodriguez Mendoza
    World Affairs

    Venezuela’s Freedom Fighters

     warns that the government's planned constituent assembly election could aggravate civil disorder.

    Venezuela protest Ronaldo Schemidt/Getty Images
    When President Nicolás Maduro announced plans to elect a constituent assembly to rewrite Venezuela’s constitution, he presented the July 30 vote as a means to restore public confidence in his government. But as the vote nears, and with protests being met by mounting violence, holding the sham election would only make matters worse. READ MORE

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Riding in Cabs with Joseph Nye

Joseph S. Nye discusses great power politics with PS’s Mark Leonard, the director of the European Council on Foreign Relations

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