As a society, we often refuse to confront issues of morality as they apply to health care. This essay provides a short review of assisted suicide and euthanasia as moral questions that must be resolved.
Although the magazine itself isn't noted for its social and economic commentary, there are two brief essays in the December, 2008 edition of "Scientific American" that should be required reading for members of the incoming Obama Administration.
In a move comparable to appointing John Gotti as the director of the Witness Protection Program, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has appointed former Goldman Sachs Vice President Neel Kashkari as head of the newly created Office of Financial Stability.
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is usually mentioned as a potential running mate for presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barak Obama. Here are just a few reasons why such a decision would have the potential damage the Party's chances in November.