Fixing the U.S. health care system, Dodson argues, doesn’t hinge on single-payer versus private options. Instead, it comes down to lawmakers doing the right thing to keep costs down.
The country's energy plan, "Energiewende," calls for 80 percent of its energy to come from renewables by 2050.
Why should Wyoming care about Germany's energy policies? Because Wyoming’s energy resources are tied to international markets and policies. Powder River Basin coal is making its way to China (perhaps just as much a function of U.S. non-energy policy as international demand). A Russian controlled company has controlling interest in a company that owns vast uranium interests in Wyoming, including an operational mine in Campbell County. Companies active in Wyoming, like ExxonMobil, are active throughout the world. ExxonMobil, which owns and operates the Shute Creek natural gas processing plant in Wyoming, is even making moves for shale gas in western Germany.