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Why We Need Government-Run Universal Socialized Health Insurance

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Single-Payer Health Care – It’s Working in Australia


Political acceptance is very high. The conservatives have (totally) made their peace with the system as proposing to remove it is electoral suicide. The support of the populace is almost total.

There is so much misinformation floating around about the satisfaction with health care in U.K., Canada, France, Australia, etc. When I talk to people I know who live in those places or are from there, I hear a much different story than what we hear in our own media.

I don’t know a lot of Australians, just a handful. But those I know say they are definitely happy with both the health care they receive and the cost to them. One of them posted a link to this TPM article that provides a pretty good explanation of how the system works. What I wonder is why are we trying to re-invent the wheel? Read the rest of this entry »

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