“Follow the money,” was the advice of Deep Throat to the Watergate journalists. But now, new Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan says that’s not enough when analyzing monopolies in both healthcare and rest of the economy. Follow the algorithms and follow the power, too, not just the money. We all know how monopolies harm … Continue reading Can the F.T.C. Spur Healthcare Reform?
Perhaps the most potent argument today against healthcare reform is racial. Let’s look at the argument, and see how it stands up. The argument goes like this: Non-whites are inferior to whites, not worthy of sharing in the “common good” reserved for whites.Giving a societal benefit to non-whites subtracts an equal benefit from whites – … Continue reading The Racial Argument Against Healthcare Reform
Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffet, Jamie Dimon Haven Healthcare’s break-up vindicates the message of this blog: Only the full faith and clout of the federal government can overcome structural cost pressures and reform the U.S. healthcare system. Haven Healthcare was formed in 2018 by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, entrepreneurial financier Warren Buffet, and banker Jamie Dimon with … Continue reading Haven Healthcare Break-Up: “I rest my case”
United Auto Workers walked off their jobs at 55 General Motors plants on September 16 when their 4-year contract expired. Healthcare costs are a top issue for the 46,000 striking auto workers and for the corporation alike. Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog has claimed that healthcare costs cut into take-home pay, raise consumer prices on automobiles, … Continue reading What UAW Strike against General Motors Tells Us about Healthcare
I came across this YouTube video from November 2017. It boils Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog's message down to a 5-minute kernel. I hope you find it entertaining, engaging, and informative. Permission: Copyright 2017. Permission to Share is granted by Vox Media.