…by Meg White
The place Meg puts the stuff she wrote
Categories: Commentary, Healthcare | Comments Off
Click on this screenshot to see this story as first published, complete with original comments and social media stats.

BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White At the beginning of July, I posed a somewhat rhetorical question attempting to gauge exactly how much we should give up for robust healthcare reform, asking, “If it takes selling out pro-choice advocates in order to get a healthcare system that covers everyone adequately, is that a fair trade-off?” [...]

Categories: Commentary, Politics | Comments Off
Click on this screenshot to see this story as first published, complete with original comments, images and social media stats.

BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Yesterday when I was downtown interviewing protesters at the Showdown in Chicago, which continues today, I asked Keith Scribner, president of UE local 1174, how the protests against the big banks were different from the healthcare protests earlier this year. He looked at me with this surprised expression and [...]

Categories: National, News | Comments Off
Click on this screenshot to see this story as first published, complete with original comments and social media stats.

BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White If you’ve been following the healthcare debate, you’ve probably heard that there are 45 million uninsured Americans in this country, and that 62 percent of bankruptcies occur due to medical expenses. What you may not have heard is that there are 25 million Americans who pay for insurance but [...]

Categories: Commentary, Women's Rights | Comments Off
Click on this screenshot to see this story as first published, complete with original comments and social media stats.

BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White After hearing so many miserable stories on the practices of rescission and denying coverage to “high-risk” individuals, I thought I could no longer be all that shocked by how dastardly and despicable private insurance companies could be. But that was before I was told that domestic violence is a [...]

Categories: Commentary, Economy | Comments Off
Click on this screenshot to see this story as first published, complete with original comments and social media stats.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White If President Obama proposed removing a roadblock to success, one that would encourage kids to do better in grade school and one that promises to increase research opportunities and innovation on the same level as what happened in the 1960s, and at the same time save taxpayer money, [...]

Categories: National, News | Comments Off
Click on this screenshot to see this story as first published, complete with original comments and social media stats.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White For once, Elex Scheels was glad her 20-month-old boy, Michael, is a picky eater. It’s only too bad the other two of her triplets didn’t follow his cue in March 2007 when he refused gourmet yet Salmonella-laden snacks. Sydney, the smallest of the triplets, had it worst. For [...]