My articles have appeared (either in print or online) in the Guardian US, New Republic, Los Angeles Review of Books, Fortune, USA Today, Salon, CNN.comDissent, US News & World Report, Jacobin, In These Times, and elsewhere.  Here are some selected pieces:


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Trumpcare is dead. May it forever stay in its shallow grave,” March 27, 2017.

Republicans call kicking millions off their healthcare ‘freedom’? That’s perverse,” March 14, 2017.



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Does an Octopus Have an Inner Life?” February 9, 2017 (review of
Godfrey-Smith’s Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness)

How ADHD Was Sold,” September 23, 2016 (review of ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic, by Alan Schwarz).

The Dawn of Antidepressants,” June 16, 2016 (review of Ordinarily WellThe Case for Antidepresssants by Peter Kramer).

How Liberals Tried to Kill the Dream of Single-Payer,” March 8, 2016.

Need Surgery, Will Travel,” January 13, 2016 (review of Outpatients by Sasha Issenberg).


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Is the Path to Racial Health Equity Paved with “Reparations”? The Politics of Health, Part II,” March 7, 2016 (review of Dayna Bowen Matthew’s Just Medicine and Damon Tweedy’s Black Man in a White Coat).

The Politics of Health,” October 26, 2015 (review of Beyond Obamacare by James House).


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Obamacare’s Original Sin,” February 15, 2017.

Saving the NHS,” April 26, 2016.

What Obamacare Can’t Do,” February 11, 2016.

How Class Kills,” November 8, 2015.

Just Another Business,” October 21, 2015 (review of Cinemax’s The Knick).


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Baltimore’s secret history of death,” May 6, 2015.