Hidden Costs: Drought Crushing Crop Insurance Industry

By: Monday August 27, 2012 11:38 am

Here’s another opportunity to lay out the real economic costs of climate change. Farmers had already prepared for extreme weather events by purchasing more and more crop insurance in recent years. So when a historic drought hit this summer, many crop producers had the ability to handle it, although livestock producers seeing a spike in [...]

GOP Governors Try to Defund Health Care, Pit Teachers Against the Poor

By: Tuesday August 31, 2010 1:52 pm

As we get deeper into the electoral cycle and things get more polarized, it should come as no surprise that attitudes have become more polarized on health care. The health care question stands in for the political mood, which cuts against Democrats at the moment. Whether or not that holds depends on the implementation process. [...]