Phillip Longman

New America Foundation

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Senior editor at the Washington Monthly and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation; author of Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care is Better than Yours and The Empty Cradle: How Falling Birthrates Threaten World Prosperity and What to Do About It

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