Taking on corporate concentration has gone from a fringe idea to a key plank of the party’s strategy. Here’s how that happened—and why it matters.
A single-payer system will degenerate into corporate welfare unless we take on health care monopolies.
A crop of Republicans are betting that a Trump-style mix of crassness and white grievance will bring them victory in 2018.
How Medicare steers low-income and minority kidney patients toward the hell of dialysis—and keeps two big companies rolling in profits.
How four counties in Pennsylvania are improving the lives of patients suffering from both serious mental illness and chronic health conditions.
Remembering Kukula Kapoor Glastris, the Washington Monthly’s longtime books editor.
A new history shows how Big Coal created a culture of dependence.
Passing legislation isn’t the only way Congress can check an unruly president.
How the economic imperatives of academia and biomedical journals are leading to a flood of junk science.
A former Senate staffer reminds us of a time when lawmakers actually got stuff done.