Art Levine


Art Levine is a contributing editor of The Washington Monthly and a former Health Policy Fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). He is the author of PPI's 2005 report, "Parity-Plus: A Third Way Approach to Fix America's Mental Health System," and is currently working on a book on mental-health issues. He also blogs at The Huffington Post. Follow at ArtL7 on Twitter.



Among the vulnerable populations Friday's automatic cuts affect, the mentally ill will be among the hardest hit. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

How shortsighted funding and reimbursement warps mental-health care in America Read more

Special Report

Using the Department of Justice, friendly governors, and its usual propaganda outlets, the GOP has propagated the myth of voter fraud to purge the rolls of non-Republicans. Read more


Heard about the company that resold the drugs that came back in the mail? That's apparently just a normal day in the life of our under-regulated drug industry. Read more


Why wasn't there greater mobilization against the warrantless surveillance bill passed earlier this month? A look at what Congressional Democrats, advocacy groups, and the netroots were doing in the run-up to the bill's passage. Read more


It's good guys vs. good guys in the complicated legislative fight over regulating voting machines. Read more