Jack Delaney is a former Congressional intern, lobbyist, political communications specialist, and union organizer who writes on national politics and policy. His work focuses on critiquing far-right and liberal ideology from a leftist perspective and the policy foundations of health, labor, disability, and benefits programs.
Jack's knowledge extends to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Medicaid & Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, Medicare For All and single-payer systems, disability employment, and labor policy.
Jack is a Washington, DC metro area native. He is a graduate of James Madison University and earned a BS in Health Services Administration. He is a member the National Writers Union (UAW 1981). His work has appeared in Truthout, Jacobin, The Guardian, CounterPunch, and The Nation.
In his spare time, Jack enjoys working on screenplays and comedy sketches, creating art and painting, and playing banjo and guitar.