2009

Rationing Healthcare? We’re Already Doing It

During a meeting this summer between President Obama and governors sympathetic to his healthcare agenda, the President urged them to avoid using the word “rationing.” For many, the word conjures up specters of long waits or limits on individual choice. Others worry it could move medical or life-and-death decisions away from the family. But what is lost in this fear of rationing, and attempts to mute the word, is the fact that we are already rationing.

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Rationing Healthcare? We’re Already Doing It

December 4, 2009 – Carnegie Ethics Online

A Paradox of Plenty – Hunger in America

November 24, 2009 – Reuters

In Rural Kentucky, A Surprising Twist On The Health Debate

November 13, 2009 – Kaiser Health News

Unhealthy America

November 4, 2009 – The New York Times

Women Gaining Ground in the Oilfield

November 2, 2009 – The Daily Comet

Annual Conference of the San Diego Grantmakers, October 29, 2009

Co-directors Lewis and Burd-Sharps will address the San Diego Grantmakers as they look at “The Future of Philanthropy: Creating Silver Linings.”

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UCLA School of Public Affairs, October 27, 2009

Co-directors Lewis and Burd-Sharps will present their new work to a public audience at the Public Affairs Building, UCLA School of Public Affairs, at 4:00 PM.

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Damsel in Distress Seeks Better Policies, Bigger Paycheck, Prince Who Does Housework

Stop five men and five women on the street outside an elementary school and ask them the shoe size of their youngest child, or the phone number of that child’s pediatrician. Odds are, the women will know both, the men neither. Much ink is being spilled lately to probe the findings of the University of Pennsylvania study on “The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness,” which found that women today are unhappier than women were in the past – and also less happy than men are. Our research on human development offers a few clues.

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Damsel in Distress Seeks Better Policies, Bigger Paycheck, Prince Who Does Housework

October 22, 2009 – The Huffington Post