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Georgia Public Policy Foundation: ER Costs vs. the new model of Direct Primary Care (2014)

By Georgia Public Policy Foundation

February 25th, 2014

The cost of the average ER visit is $969. Cost of primary care for a year under a new model:  283 more words


Science adviser should be a more common profession

I’m a bit late to the party on this one, but I can’t find much else around New Zealand media talking about this. About 2 weeks ago, in a piece about a… 868 more words

In 'dementia friendly communities', it's how we relate to one another which really matters

I actually don’t know what ‘a better shopping experience’ is, although I’ve had plenty of awful shopping experiences down Oxford Street in the run up to Christmas. 740 more words


Debt, Greece, and Democracy

Joseph Stiglitz recently wrote in the Guardian how the European Union and International Monetary Fund’s treatment of Greece was anti-democratic.  I disagree, because the current ‘Grexit’ crisis is not a bug, but a feature of the political and democratic process of the European Union. 635 more words


Klobuchar says Feds need to make concrete plan for broadband

According to the Brainerd Dispatch, on a recent trip to Northern Minnesota Senator Klobuchar spoke about broadband, the need for action and its potential role in the presidential election… 114 more words


This 4th of July

Mike Swetnam

I work at a ‘think tank’ in Washington DC which means that I spend my days listening to people talk about all the things Washington is doing wrong or needs to do better. 266 more words


Remembering the 1945 General Election 70 Years Later

By Jonathan Moss, Nick Clarke, Will Jennings and Gerry Stoker. Jonathan Moss is Senior Research Assistant for Geography at the University of Southampton, Nick Clarke… 770 more words