Editor-in-chief, http://Vox.com. Policy analyst at MSNBC. Eater of food. Hater of filibuster. Lover of charts.

6 reasons Elizabeth Warren should run for president

vox.com — Is Elizabeth Warren running for president? Maybe! In the past, when asked if she's running for president, Warren has been pretty clear: "I am not running for president," she said in June of 2014. "Do you want to put an exclamation point at the end of that?"

Workplace diversity is hard for the exact same reason it's so important

vox.com — "The biggest catastrophes we've witnessed rarely come from information that is secret, or hidden," says Margaret Heffernan. "They come from information that is freely available and out there but that we are willfully blind to because can't handle, or don't want to handle, the conflict it provokes."

The key to stopping Ebola in America is stopping it in West Africa

vox.com — The talk of travel bans and the panic over the two infected nurses in Dallas reflects a huge mistake that Americans are making about the Ebola virus. The key to stopping the disease in the United States isn't stopping it in Texas; it's stopping it in West Africa.

What it was like to meet Ben Bradlee

vox.com — By the time I got to the Washington Post, in 2009, Ben Bradlee had retired. But he hadn't left. You would see Bradlee in the cafeteria, eating lunch with Walter Pincus. You would see him stalking the halls. You would see him in the elevator, headed to a higher floor than you were.

Enrolling College Students In Health Insurance: Lessons From California (Part 1)

healthaffairs.org — Editor's note: As we approach the beginning of the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, Walter Zelman describes an effort he led during last year's initial open enrollment period to enroll students in the California State University (CSU) system in coverage.

The $500 Billion Medicare Slowdown: A Story About Part D

healthaffairs.org — A great deal of analysis has been published on the causes of the health care spending slowdown system-wide - including in the pages of Health Affairs . Much attention in particular has focused on the remarkable slowdown in Medicare spending over the past few years, and rightfully so: Spending per beneficiary actually shrank (!)

9 lessons Atul Gawande taught me about dying

vox.com — When I was a kid, I had an overwhelming fear of death. It was the kind of terror that you can't be talked down from, the kind of terror you can only hope to eventually learn to ignore. I became compulsive about avoiding the subject. I would close books when it came up.

Ron Klain is a great choice for Ebola czar

vox.com — Something I learned during the first two years of the Obama administration, when the staff infighting was at its worst: if you wanted to get somebody to say something nice, ask them about Ron Klain. if you want to get somebody to say something nice, ask them about Ron Klain Klain entered the administration as Vice President Joe Biden's chief of staff.

What people get wrong about the Yes Means Yes law

vox.com — When I first looked at California's Yes Means Yes law, I thought it was ridiculous. The law redefines consent such that the everyday actions of loving couples would technically be unprosecuted assault. Meanwhile it did nothing to resolve the core problem in college sexual assault cases: one party says there was consent, the other party says there wasn't, and there's no clear way to settle the dispute.

The 2014 midterms, explained in 8 bits

vox.com — On November 4, 2014, a small fraction of Americans will vote in the midterm election. Polls consistently show Republicans are very likely to win the Senate and make gains in the House. But why?
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Oct 25, 2014

Why Ebola has been so much less deadly when it has infected Americans than West Africans: bit.ly/1yvlwMY

Oct 25, 2014

One way US law gives Amazon excessive power, and hurts publishers, authors, and the reading public vox.com/2014/10/25/706…

Oct 24, 2014

Really excited to see where @NRO goes with @Reihan in the exec editor slot!

Oct 24, 2014

So far, Ebola has been a lot less deadly when it’s an American who contracted it. Here’s why: bit.ly/1yvlwMY

Oct 24, 2014

What we know so far about the school shooting in Marysville, Washington: bit.ly/1yvcaAT

Oct 24, 2014

Such a good piece by @SarahKliff on the insane criticisms of Dr. Spencer: bit.ly/10rQBpR

Oct 24, 2014

The Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, explained for people who aren’t comic geeks bit.ly/1FKSe1W

Oct 24, 2014

The 1% are more likely to vote than the poor or the middle class, and it matters — a lot: bit.ly/1pIuEsd

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