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.
Chip Berlet co-authored the book, Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort (The Guilford Press), and co-wrote the entry on “Neo-Nazism” for the second edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. A board member of the Defending Dissent Foundation, his recent chapter “Repression, Civil Liberties, Right-Wingers, and Liberals: Resisting Counterinsurgency and Subversion Panics” was published in