Author: David Williams

The Uninhabitable Earth, Annotated Edition

The facts, research, and science behind the climate-change article that explored our planet’s worst-case scenarios. We published “The Uninhabitable Earth” on Sunday night, and the response since has been extraordinary — both in volume (it is already the most-read article in New York Magazine’s history) and in kind. Within hours, the article spawned a fleet of commentary across newspapers, magazines, blogs, and Twitter, much of which came from climate scientists and the journalists who cover them.

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Medicaid – Hmmm…

Medicaid is one of the two thorniest issues coming out of the ‘Repeal and Replace’ effort in Congress. (The other is a huge tax break for the wealthy. But more about that later.) Herein, a simplified (believe it or not) description of the program as it was established, as it would look in Transylvania County under the rules of the ACA, and how it will look under the Senate BCRA.

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