All Americans deserve basic health coverage

November 4, 2003
In his column, “Universal healthcare is not a viable option,” (10/28) Paul McLaughlin rails against Democratic voters who “have absolutely no understanding” of healthcare policy. McLaughlin’s analysis of the negative effects of universal healthcare provision suggests that he also is lacking in comprehension. It is true that the socialized healthcare systems of Europe do sometimes »

International students invaluable to America

December 6, 2001
As a foreign student I found Meghan Clyne’s ’03 article (“Student visa controls benefit U.S. citizens, foreigners,” 12/4) on student visa restrictions poorly argued and bigoted. In the aftermath of Sept. 11, there has been growing pressure to impose restrictions on foreigners in the United States, and in particular foreign students. While many seem to »