Drake Bennett is a former American Prospect writing fellow and is currently a freelance writer in Cambridge, MA. His work has appeared in the Boston Globe, the New York Times, Business Week, and the Boston Review.
Robert A. Berenson, M.D., is an institute fellow at the Urban Institute and deputy chair of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, which advises Congress on Medicare policy. The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of the commission.
Barbara R. Bergmann is professor emerita of economics at the University of Maryland and American University. She is the co-author of America's Child Care Problem: The Way Out and the author of The Economic Emergence of Women, which was recently re-released by Palgrave Macmillan.