Entries by David Gratzer from 06/2012

A Supersized Dud

| Posted 06.01.2012 | New York
Read More: New York News

Will Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban on large sweetened drinks achieve anything more than big buzz? A persistent theme through the multi-year war on fat is: good on PR, bad on policy. Ultimately, Americans need to go back to the basics.

Obamacare Is in Anything But Stable Condition

| Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Politics

The implementation of Obamacare seems anything but straight forward. Costs have soared despite the fact that most reforms don't kick in until 2014; several states have effectively rebelled; one basic reform (the long-term care insurance) was already scrapped. The debate over American health care seems no closer to resolution.