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- KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Health Care as Infrastructureon April 8, 2021 at 5:15 pm
President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal includes items not traditionally considered “infrastructure,” including a $400 billion expansion of home and community-based services for seniors and people with disabilities, and a $50 billion effort to replace water pipes lined with lead. Meanwhile, the politics of covid-19 are turning to how or whether Americans will need to prove they’ve been vaccinated. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Tami Luhby of CNN and Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Plus, Rovner interviews KFF’s Mollyann Brodie about the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor.
- Lina Khan’s nomination hearing signals a new era of tough antitrust enforcement for the tech industryby Cat Zakrzewski on April 21, 2021 at 8:24 pm
Khan told senators in the last few years, new evidence has come to light showing there were “missed opportunities” for enforcement actions under the Obama administration.
- Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and the Rise of Local Solutionsby Sharon Roerty on April 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm
An urban alchemist-turned-funder shares reflections on where we’ve been and where we’re headed with the movement for environmental justice in the U.S. and abroad.