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Richard Eskow

Richard “RJ” Eskow, serves on the IEET Board of Directors and as a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future. RJ is CEO of Health Knowledge Systems (HKS) in Los Angeles, which provides services to the healthcare and workers’ compensation industries. Through Eskow and Associates, RJ is also a consultant specializing in healthcare and insurance, IT, strategic planning, and communications. Most clients are in the IT and health-related industries, although Richard has also worked with NGO’s, state and national governments, and in the entertainment industry.

Richard had senior executive positions at several Forture 500 firms and was CEO of two medical management companies before forming HKS. He also served as a senior consultant to the World Bank, the U.S. State Dept/USAID, and government and private entities in over 20 foreign countries. Areas of expertise included health policy, healthcare investment, operations, marketing, and strategic planning.

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Richard Eskow on Huffington Post
"Amid Deep Job Losses, Who’s Fighting for Government Workers?"   Huffington Post  (Oct 6, 2018)

"While Democrats Chase Russians, Republicans Keep Rigging Elections"   Huffington Post  (Jan 23, 2017)

"By Picking Tillerson And Perry, Trump’s Pretty Much Just Trolling Us Now"   Huffington Post  (Jan 21, 2017)

"Beyond Resistance: The Story of 2016"   Huffington Post  (Jan 18, 2017)

"The Dullest Moment In Trump’s Press Conference Was Also The Most Shocking"   Huffington Post  (Jan 16, 2017)

"How Trump, Grifter for the Elite, Grabbed Government for the 0.01 Percent"   Huffington Post  (Dec 17, 2016)

"12 Notes From A Political Autopsy"   Huffington Post  (Dec 4, 2016)

"We Were All Outsiders In Trump’s America Once — Even Trump"   Huffington Post  (Dec 1, 2016)

"Finally, A Chance To Remake The Democratic Party"   Huffington Post  (Nov 29, 2016)

"‘Financial Elder Abuse’ Charges Against Trump. Business As Usual in DC."   Huffington Post  (Nov 27, 2016)

"12 Notes From a Political Autopsy"  (Nov 14, 2016)

"What’s Killing the American Middle Class?"   Huffington Politics  (May 25, 2016)

"The Penalty for Poverty Should Not Be Death"  (Mar 26, 2016)

"Inequality Against Democracy: 10 Facts About the 1 Percent"   Our Future  (Mar 9, 2016)

"“Open Borders”: A Gimmick, Not a Solution"   Huffington Post  (Aug 21, 2015)

"The GOP’s Anti-Elderly, Pro-Billionaire Agenda"   Huffington Post  (Jun 7, 2015)

"Tracking the Progress of the Progressive Agenda"   Huffington Post  (Jun 2, 2015)

"Social Security, Ten Years From Now"   Huffington Post  (May 12, 2015)

"In Rahm Emanuel’s “Embarrassing” Victory, a Warning for Democrats"   Campaign For America's Future  (Apr 8, 2015)

"Big-Bank Bad Guys Bully Democracy – And Blow It"   Campaign for America's Future  (Mar 30, 2015)

Recent Multimedia
Support the Progressive Caucus Budget   2015-03-26

2014 Midterms: Lessons for the Left (w/ Celinda Lake)   2014-11-09

Voting Fights Oligarchy: A Conversation with Sean McElwee   2014-11-05

Robot Sex Workers of Tomorrow (w/ Lynn Parramore)   2014-09-05

Failing the Artificial Intelligence Test (w/ George Dvorsky)   2014-06-18