Health care

201501-shutterstock-depressionby Saul Elbein

Friend in Need

The tragedy of my friend's life and death is that he lived in a society that left him to deal with it alone.

There is a shameful paradox to depression: It is common and it is treatable, and yet many depressed people will never get treatment....Read More

obama_002by Ronnie Dugger

The Next 60: Agenda for a New Texas

“I have never heard of or seen in my 80 years watching Texas a more empathy-dead, society-wide INJUSTICE than the refusal of...tens of billions in Medicaid money.”

An idea can change society, and being the people, we have lots of ideas. Let’s look, too, for more good, young new leaders and also some not so young. ...Read More