25 Jul '11, 10pm

Universal health care and the medium chill

Reaction to the "medium chill " has been surprising and delightful. I've heard back about it from all sorts of people outside my typical blogger/wonk/green circles, too, like friends and family in the real world. Nice to reach the real world occasionally! I want to use this post to respond to one particular strand of the discussion. In a follow-up post, I'll round up a bunch of other medium-chillish links. Here's the question: Is U.S. economic policy currently biased against medium chillers? Or is it biased against big chillers (i.e., "killers")? Or both? The term "killers" comes via Reihan Salam , who has this to say: My own view is that a fairly large number of people are believers in "medium chill" and that a relatively small group of people -- I call them "killers" -- constitute a neurotic, ultraproductive minority that drives our economy forward, and sometimes backwar...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/article/2011-07-25-medium-chillers-k...

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