Tag Archives: Progress

Gina McCarthy reflects on progress 50 years after Cuyahoga River fire

Fifty years ago, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River was so polluted that it caught fire, becoming a powerful symbol for a U.S. public increasingly concerned about the environmental damage around them. This year, the state of Ohio deemed the river clean enough that its fish are safe to eat. That remarkable turnaround is part of a broader… Read More »

Viewpoints: Can All This Talk About Tradeoffs Stop Progress On Health Care?; Mass Shootings By Americans Are The Real National Emergency

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: How Much Will Americans Sacrifice For Good Health Care? It’s been nearly 10 years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act — one of the most sweeping health care overhauls in the nation’s history. The law has brought the number… Read More »