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We need a national holiday to honor health policy

Let’s create a holiday for health policy. Not now. But eventually. A holiday that celebrates that the worst of the pandemic is behind us and makes a space to mourn what we’ve lost. A holiday to talk about health care policy.

It’s an unrepentantly dry topic. But it has earned a holiday.

One very American thing about our holidays is that they are never celebrated in a unified way, but they prompt us to grapple over the same issue. July Fourth: What does it mean to be an American and who gets to celebrate that? Memorial Day: What do we as a society owe veterans for their sacrifices? Even LGBTQ Pride Day: Behind the glitter and the flags, who gets to claim this day, and what’s…

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