Duke Helfand

Los Angeles Times

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There's stunning news for individual policyholders with  Blue Shield .

Blue Shield of California Hands Back Some Profits

There's stunning news for individual policyholders with Blue Shield .

from Which Way, L.A.?

California's seven largest health insurance companies have been  fined almost $5 million  for late payments and underpayments to hospitals and doctors.

California Regulator Fines Insurers for Underpayment

California's seven largest health insurance companies have been fined almost $5 million for late payments and underpayments to hospitals and doctors.

from Which Way, L.A.?

New federal healthcare protections go into effect tomorrow. In a private back yard in Northern Virginia, President Obama  listed some of the benefits .

Insurers Drop Child-Only Policies as Obama Touts Health Reform

New federal healthcare protections go into effect tomorrow. In a private back yard in Northern Virginia, President Obama listed some of the benefits .

from To the Point

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Buckle up.

from Left, Right & Center

These are some interesting texts.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

from News Stories

... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.

from Left, Right & Center

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

Greta Thunberg inspired Fridays for Future--school strikes around the world.  Were the leaders of major polluters paying attention? Not according to what they told the United Nations.

from To the Point

In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

from Scheer Intelligence

P eople like Becky Dennison are working to address to one  of America’s most urgent crises with a straightforward approach.

from Scheer Intelligence

Trump’s sometimes, maybe lawyer Rudy Giuliani clearly needs an attorney himself as the investigations involving the former New York City mayor mount.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers