In this enlightening article, Jennifer Mittelstadt writes about the neoliberal agenda to privatize and outsource the retirement and health care benefits of military personnel and their families. Though many in civilian life might find this specific only to the military but as Mittelstadt so correctly notes, the impact of market reforms to military health care […]
The current for profit health insurance industry is a drain on the economy which is contributing to unemployment, and the nation can longer afford to tolerate this. The current for profit health insurance industry is constraining the economy in three ways. First, excessive premiums make the cost of doing business for American companies unreasonably high […]
We’ve killed health care. This is how we can bring it back to life, like a zombie, but less scary.
Revolution Newspaper mentions this snippet: “In the health care debate, John Mackey (CEO of Whole Foods) raised up a storm among liberals last week with his op-ed column in the Wall Street Journal. Among Mackey’s cold-blooded comments, he pointed out: “Health care is a service that we all need, but just like food and shelter […]