Monthly Archives: August 2012

Written Identity

The English language affords three primary ways of claiming identity: I ______ (verb). E.g. I swim. I am ______ (adjective). E.g. I am tall. I am a/the ______ (noun). E.g. I am a swimmer. In written English, one establishes and … Continue reading

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The Real Crisis in Healthcare Expenditure Growth

In 2011 the U.S. spent an estimated $2.7 trillion on healthcare, accounting for just under 20% of our total GDP. This figure–and projections of future growth in healthcare spending–is being described in terms of a mounting national crisis. (Healthcare spending … Continue reading

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