Articles tagged ‘history’

Qui-Gon Jinn vs Abraham Lincoln

Quick: name two of the tallest and most influential people in history/fiction who were forced to confront slavery and the threat of the destruction of their civilization and who had beards. You thought of Abraham Lincoln and Qui-Gon Jinn, didn’t you?

How Medicare destroyed America… right?

BB Rodriguez engages in a little Time travel to the mid-1960s to look at the Medicare and Medicaid debate and how that all turned out. Turns out: surprisingly well—and in some surprising ways.

Success, alterations, positive side effects, and 130 years of German national health care. Time travel is amazing.