Opinion: Progress on Child Poverty but 'Families are Still Struggling'
In a letter to the editor of the New York Times, Richard Besser describes poverty as a sign of societal indifference and neglect that we can no longer tolerate.
Opinion: The Problems with U.S. Healthcare
In a letter to the editor of The Washington Post, Richard Besser and President and Chief Executive of the NAACP Derrick Johnson describe Medicaid expansion as a historic opportunity that would result in higher rates of coverage, fewer premature deaths, narrowing of racial health disparities and increased economic activity. Yet 12 states continue to perpetuate the Medicaid coverage gap, denying 2.2 million people—disproportionately people of color and low incomes—quality healthcare coverage.