Kai Wright

Kai Wright is a writer in New York City. 

President Bush delivered his final budget to Congress last week, and in it he put an exclamation point on eight years of malign neglect of AIDS in the United States. That neglect has spawned a treatment crisis right here in America. more

Feb 12, 2008 3:04 PM Op-Eds

Democrats should not run away from championing the rights of blacks, immigrants, women and gays. more

Jan 16, 2008 2:14 PM Op-Eds

Our elected officials should go see Michael Moore's latest film, "Sicko." more

Jun 26, 2007 8:32 PM Op-Eds

As we celebrate Valentine's Day, commentators and lawmakers should stop defiling love. more

Feb 7, 2007 6:21 PM Dispatches

Our health care system is deathly ill. Two new studies provide this stark diagnosis for our wildly expensive, market-based system. more

Oct 10, 2006 5:57 PM Dispatches

With its ratings in the tank, CBS's "Survivor" has turned for salvation to America's most disquieting subject: race. more

Sep 20, 2006 7:49 PM Dispatches

Twenty-five years after the first reported cases of AIDS, the epidemic's face is becoming blacker and poorer. more

Jun 6, 2006 3:02 PM Op-Eds

Eight seasons and millions of laughs later, the television show that brought the lives of two gay men into America's living rooms is set for its curtain call. NBC announced Jan. 22 that this season will be the last for "Will & Grace." It was a... more

Jan 26, 2006 7:22 PM Dispatches

Medicaid overhaul will hurt poor peopleJuly 20, 2005 The nation's governors have finally said uncle. At the recent National Governor's Association meeting in Iowa, they gave in to the Bush administration's reckless plans for slici... more

Jul 20, 2005 1:48 PM Op-Eds

Administration continues decades-old assault on MedicaidMay 24, 2005 The Bush administration is not trying to make Medicaid run well but to force its collapse. In the process, states are left to deal with the mess. And the poor and disable... more

Jun 22, 2005 2:14 PM Op-Eds

As the GOP prepares to highlight President Bush's compassionate side at its upcoming convention, the White House will likely trumpet the president's global AIDS plan as a prime example of his care for the less fortunate. more

Aug 17, 2004 12:00 AM Op-Eds