C4SS Research Associate Kevin Carson’s eighth paper — The Healthcare Crisis: A Crisis of Artificial Scarcity. [PDF]
Healthcare: A Crisis of Artificial Scarcity
By Kevin Carson
“In healthcare, subsidies to the most costly and high-tech forms of medicine crowd out cheaper and decentralized alternatives, so that cheaper forms of treatment – even when perfectly adequate from the consumer’s standpoint – become less and less available. There are powerful institutional pressures for ever more radical monopoly. At the commanding heights of the centralized state and centralized corporate economy – so interlocked as to be barely distinguishable – problems are analyzed and solutions prescribed from the perspective of those who benefit from radical monopoly.”
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