This week on CounterSpin: Media are full of reports on problems with the rollout with the Affordable Care Act; turns out insurance can be complicated. But what don’t we talk about when we talk about healthcare? We’ll talk to Andrew Coates of Physicians for a National Health Program about what’s missing from the conversation.

Also on CounterSpin today: The international press went wild over stories about Roma families allegedly abducting white, blond-haired children. That’s not what happened, but the media frenzy played into some very familiar stereotypes about the Roma community. We’ll speak to Roma activist Margareta Matache.

ON Counterspin | November 5, 2013 | 6:30pm

Andrew Coates on Obamacare, Margareta Matache on Roma Coverage

This week on CounterSpin: Media are full of reports on problems with the rollout with the Affordable Care Act; turns out insurance can be complicated. But what don’t we talk about when we talk about healthcare? We’ll talk to Andrew Coates of Physicians for a National Health Program about what’s missing from the conversation.

Also on CounterSpin today: The international press went wild over stories about Roma families allegedly abducting white, blond-haired children. That’s not what happened, but the media frenzy played into some very familiar stereotypes about the Roma community. We’ll speak to Roma activist Margareta Matache.

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