Obamacare

Good Health Is Good for the Economy

by Imara Jones on Apr 2, 2014 7:00AM

With its potential to increase wellness and decrease illness among Americans on the economic margins, the long-term effects of the Affordable Care Act could be a big deal for the economic well-being of America's working poor.

Topics: Economic Justice, Health, Obamacare

The Known Unknowns of Obamacare's Racial Justice Impact

by Kai Wright on Mar 31, 2014 10:12AM

There are at least three crucial, unanswered questions as the first enrollment period ends.

Topics: /NOW, Health, Obamacare

Obamacare Deadline Extended for Some

by Brentin Mock on Mar 26, 2014 2:40PM

If you started purchasing Obamacare through the website, but didn't complete by March 31, no worries ... 'til April.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Health, Economy, Voting Rights, Obamacare

What We've Learned From Obamacare

by Kai Wright on Mar 26, 2014 7:00AM

The grand experiment of making a market-driven system accessible to the working poor is off to a bad start.

Topics: Health, Economy, Obamacare

Why Are Conservatives Hating On Obama's Navigators?

by Brentin Mock on Jan 14, 2014 10:00AM

Obamacare includes a program that employs people to help connect hard-to-reach, uninsured citizens to healthcare resources. What's wrong with that?

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Health, Voting Rights, Obamacare

Where is the Racial Data on Obamacare Enrollees?

by Brentin Mock on Jan 13, 2014 11:05AM

Is anyone tracking how many people of color signed up for Obamacare?

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Economy, Voting Rights, Obamacare

Over 106,000 People Enrolled in Obamacare in First Month

by Brentin Mock on Nov 13, 2013 3:45PM

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services announces how many people have enrolled in the troubled program.

Topics: /NOW, Obamacare, Voting Rights, Politics, Economy

Obamacare Website Will Get Fixed, Says POTUS

by Brentin Mock on Oct 21, 2013 1:47PM

President Obama is aware of the struggles people are having with the website for the new affordable healthcare law.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Health, Voting Rights, Obamacare

Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin and Confederate Flag Featured at White House Rally

by Brentin Mock on Oct 14, 2013 10:53AM

A small faction of hard-line rightwingers want Obama to put a Muslim holy book down and evacuate D.C.

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights, Obamacare, Shutdown

Did Obamacare Crash Your Internet?

by Brentin Mock on Oct 1, 2013 2:40PM

If you tried to shop online today during the rollout of Obamacare's website, you may have had problems. Here's why.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Health, Economy, Obamacare, Shutdown