Today, nearly everyone agrees that America’s health care delivery system is badly in need of reform. Its problems are manifold. First and foremost, it is too expensive. As a share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)and on a per capita basis, America’s health costs greatly exceed those of other nations. Yet we, the American people, are not getting our money’s worth; despite the expenditure of more than 14 percent of GDP our nation’s public-health statistics compare unfavorably with nations that spend far less?
Mandatory arbitration for guestworkers, a uniquely vulnerable group, will result in class inequality and worse conditions for all workers.
Do new domestic terrorism laws put Black Lives Matter supporters, anti-war protestors, and/or animal rights activists at risk? Do they presently incorporate sufficient safeguards against such misuse and abuse?
Currently, the tax code disincentivizes dual income marriages. Congress should create a secondary earner tax deduction to reduce the tax code's gender bias.
An evidentiary privilege to protect workers' confidential communications from disclosure in federal and state court proceedings would support unions.