“However the Trump administration and the Republican U.S. Congress replace or revamp the Affordable Care Act, it is unlikely to halt America’s ongoing move from the rightfully maligned fee-for-service payment system to one that pays for ‘value'” — the quality of outcomes relative to the price, write Dr. Kevin Schulman and a colleague from Johns Hopkins.
President-elect Donald Trump is dismissing intelligence reports that point to Russian interference in the election, and backing away from the daily intelligence briefings. Listen to professor David Schanzer, director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, talk about the implications.Listen on Minn. Public Radio
Neil Siegel, a professor of law, political science and co-director of the Program in Public Law, discusses an open letter to Donald Trump, which was written by several leading constitutional experts who call on conservative constitutional scholars to join progressives in “speaking law to power.”Read More in USA Today
The CIA believes Russia hacked the computer systems of the Democratic Party National Committee, key Democratic operatives and the Republican National Committee. President-elect Trump should endorse the launch of congressional investigations into Russian operations against the election and other U.S. targets, writes political scientist Joseph Grieco.Read More in The Globe And Mail
U.S. CFOs are much more optimistic about the U.S. economy following the election of Donald Trump, particularly with respect to regulatory and tax reform, a new survey finds. But many companies are still waiting to see the details before taking specific actions.Read More
“Retired generals tapped for high-ranking positions in the Trump administration ought to be subject to the same kind of scrutiny as civilian nominees, but we should not yield to vaguely defined fears that the generals would push Trump into war or wield too much influence simply because they served their country,” writes law professor Charles Dunlap, a retired Air Force major general.Read More in Vox
The Trump administration should convince Vladimir Putin that NATO won’t add more members near Russia, Rubenstein Fellow Jack Matlock, a former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cold War, said during a talk at Duke. He added that improving relations would help both countries.Read More in The Chronicle
“The spirit of risk-taking has seldom been abandoned in electing leaders that commit to pushing new boundaries. Trump is risk, and progress requires taking risks that deliberately unsettle the usual and the mundane. In electing Trump to the highest office of the land, we have pushed the boundaries of risk-taking to a new high that challenges the democratic system, prevailing moral values and global politics,” writes Mbaye Lo.Read More in Medium