FROM David Cutler
Democrats, Healthcare and the Progressive Agenda "The principal policy division between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama involves health care." That's the lead of Paul Krugman's column today in the New York Times. Krugman is a Princeton economist whose latest book is The Conscience of a Liberal . Harvard economist David Cutler, author of Your Money or Your Life : Strong Medicine for America's Health Care System, served on former President Clinton's Health Care Task Force, and he's now an advisor to Senator Obama.
A Climate Change Deal in China, and Calls for Change in Mexico The historic deal between the US and China promises to set the most ambitious carbon reduction standards ever from the world’s top two greenhouse gas producers. Also, the case of 43 missing students in Mexico has made headlines around the world. What would it take to break the hold of drugs and political corruption in Mexico?
Politics Aside, Big Hurdles Ahead on Unilateral Immigration Reform About half the 11 million illegal immigrants living in the US will be eligible to apply for relief after President Obamas executive order. Who are they? Where do they live? Can public and private agencies handle a massive new workload if it materializes?