Original Reporting

Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Gender equity, Health
June 13, 2011 — As Remapping Debate recently reported, new findings show that life expectancy for women has declined significantly in hundreds of U.S. counties over the course of the last generation...view
Original Reporting | Eric Kroh | Education, Employment, Health, Income inequality, Politics, State government
July 13, 2011 — It’s been more than 20 years since the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) started publishing annual Human Development Reports “with the goal of putting people at the center...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Gender equity, Health
June 22, 2011 — Every generation born in the United States has lived longer than the one before, and so it has been easy to assume that the upward trend would continue. But while life expectancy in...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Economy, Income inequality, Labor
June 15, 2011 — Who could doubt the long-term correlation between technological advancement and higher living standards? The production line, antibiotics, mass transit — all were developments that...view
Original Reporting | Eric Kroh | Food safety, Health
June 13, 2011 — Before the widespread use of antibiotics, infectious diseases were a major cause of illness and death. Thanks to the drugs, many of those diseases have been brought under control...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Health care
June 8, 2011 — It was not so long ago that a universal, single-payer health insurance program administered and financed by the federal government looked like a viable policy option. Barack Obama...view
Original Reporting | Eric Kroh | Food safety
June 8, 2011 — Remapping Debate has previously reported on attempts to “repeal” climate science; it appears that the U.S. agricultural industry’s widespread use of antibiotics in animals used for...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Employment, Income inequality
May 25, 2011 — In the last several months, the U.S. economy has added several hundred thousand jobs, sparking optimism among some observers that the labor market has finally started to recover in...view
Original Reporting | James Lardner | Economy, Infrastructure
May 25, 2011 — It’s the economic-policy equivalent of the tree falling in the forest: Around the country, dozens of small and medium-sized communities have begun to build high-speed Internet systems...view
Original Reporting | Eric Kroh | Government services, Role of government
May 18, 2011 — The state lawmakers Remapping Debate interviewed this past week each characterized themselves as fiscal conservatives and said they were in favor of cutting federal spending to reduce...view