"From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative covering the years 1967 to 2017, Steven Brill gives us...
Brill expands his award-winning Time magazine piece on how the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing -- and failing to change -- rampant abuses in the healthcare industry.
After losing an audition for her dream job, an aspiring Los Angeles TV news anchor goes out for an uncharacteristic night of partying. She awakes in a stranger's bed to a phone message from her agent telling her the job is hers, if she can make it across town by 5 pm. Stranded in an unknown area without money, a phone, and a car, she embarks on a series of misadventures as she races to the most important job interview of her life.
Three childhood friends, after discovering a hidden treasure map that was left behind by a recently departed friend, go into the Oregon wilderness in search of lost treasure. They take a canoe upriver and everything that can go wrong, does. The three become hunted by two backwoods farmers, tree-hugging hippie chicks and a crazy old mountain man. All in the hopes of finding the D.B. Cooper treasure they studied about when they were young kids.
A group of underdog kids discover their beloved summer camp has been sold to a crazy fitness fanatic who's determined to make their lives miserable. The kids unite to turn the tables, take back their woodsy hideaway and challenge the rival camp to the most outrageous summer games of all.