Commentary

Last month, President Biden proposed fixing the so-called "family glitch," a quirk in Obamacare's text that has prevented millions of people from purchasing subsidized coverage through the exchanges. It's only the latest attempt to gift more people taxpayer-sponsored health coverage. The result will be rising premiums,...

Are Americans going bankrupt because of medical debt? Leading progressives seem to think so. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., recently called for all medical debt to be canceled. “‘Medical debt’ and ‘Medical bankruptcy’ are two phrases that should not exist in the United States of America,” he...

By Kerry Jackson & Wayne Winegarden California is getting serious about killing off cars and trucks that burn gasoline and diesel. The governor has ordered it so and an unelected bureaucracy is putting together a schedule for the transition. But no matter how determined they might...

By Henry Miller & Drew L. Kershen Although the public is almost completely unaware, today, more than three-quarters of all food crops have been directly and dramatically altered by humans using various processes, some relatively crude, by random experimentation, taking decades and even centuries, others extremely...

While most Californians sleep at night, there must be a group somewhere that stays up thinking of something else to ban. How else to explain the unrelenting march of prohibitions, from single-use plastic bags – directly approved by voters – to plastic straws, to gasoline-powered...

Nearly three in four doctors now work for a hospital, health system, or corporate entity, according to new data from Avalere. That's a 7% increase from a year ago—and an almost 20% jump since 2019. In other words, the independent physician is becoming an endangered species. The corporatization of...

Like the return of the undead, woke math has come back to haunt California's classrooms and make it even harder for the state's struggling students to receive a quality education. Last year, the California Department of Education released the first draft of a new curriculum framework...

Nearly two-and-a-half years ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., created a commission to come up with a plan for implementing single-payer health care in the Golden State. The Healthy California for All Commission finally released its report last week. The governor has scarcely acknowledged its existence. In a statement, the governor's spokesman...

By Henry I. Miller and Jeff Stier The two-years-plus of the COVID-19 pandemic should be a wakeup call that there is something very wrong – irreparable, even – at the chronically inept World Health Organization (WHO). Two recent transgressions show that the bureaucrats there are not...

Democratic lawmakers are looking to limit patient choice in the health insurance market. Forty of them just sent a letter to the Biden administration urging regulators to undo a Trump-era rule that expanded access to short-term health plans. President Joe Biden is sympathetic to their pleas. He called...