The Progressive


A project of Common Dreams

For Immediate Release
Contact: Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167

Healthcare: Repeating Massachusetts' Mistakes?


Lieberman is a contributing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review,
where she regularly writes for its Campaign Desk on healthcare.

She has written a series of ten articles on the Massachusetts plan,
which was signed into law by then-Governor Mitt Romney in 2006. Her
articles document the similarity of the current proposal in Congress
with the Massachusetts plan as well as that plan's record of failure in
providing what was promised in terms of cost savings and adequate
medical coverage.

Lieberman has also begun a series titled "Regulating Healthcare." The first piece was titled "Insurers and hospitals in Massachusetts snub the regulators."

Her latest piece is "Parsing the AP's Health Care Primer: Its
attempt at informing falls short." A complete archive of Lieberman's
Campaign Desk articles is at

A nationwide consortium, the Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA) represents an unprecedented effort to bring other voices to the mass-media table often dominated by a few major think tanks. IPA works to broaden public discourse in mainstream media, while building communication with alternative media outlets and grassroots activists.