Tag: Medicare
Molotov Pill Bottle: Radical Answers to Failed Capitalist Healthcare
[Hear an in-depth discussion on this article and its topics in this episode of The Enragés] A recent legislative attempt at Medicare and Healthcare expansion has fallen to the monopolistic death-grip of corporate lobbyists. What does the history of radical alternatives to healthcare have to teach us? Before looking at examples of solutions, it is…
L’Insana Alleanza tra Medicina e Stato
Il programma di torture della Cia è tornato alla ribalta questa settimana, quando tre ex detenuti hanno denunciato i due psicologi che crearono e gestirono il programma ai tempi di Bush. Secondo l’Unione Americana per le Libertà Civili (che preme affinché il responsabile del Dipartimento di Giustizia, Loretta Lynch, incarichi un pubblico ministero apposito), James…
The Unhealthy Alliance of Medicine and State
The CIA’s torture program is back in the headlines this week, as three former detainees have filed suit against the two psychologists who created and administered the CIA’s Bush-era torture program. According to the ACLU (who are pushing for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to appoint a special prosecutor in the matter), Drs. James Mitchell and…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 93
Joseph R. Stromberg discusses realism vs non-intervention. David Swanson discusses the Vietnam War 50 years later. Andrew Levine discusses Israel and the alleged threats to it. Shamus Cooke discusses the idea of a no-fly zone in Syria. Lew Rockwell discusses Ron Paul’s new anti-war book. John Feffer discusses the Kurds and the current conflicts in…
“Working Three Jobs to Make Ends Meet? This Might be Why” on C4SS Media
C4SS Media presents Kevin Carson‘s “Working Three Jobs to Make Ends Meet? This Might be Why” read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford. The state, the giant corporation, and large institutions of all other kinds are part of an interlocking culture designed to extract as much money from us as possible while delivering as little as…
Working Three Jobs to Make Ends Meet? This Might be Why
The US Center for Medicare Services recently published a database of physician Medicare billing histories. One interesting bit of information from data release is the fact that a leading source of expenditures for big billers is drugs. As it turns out, Medicare incentivizes physicians to choose the most expensive drugs by reimbursing them for the…
War (On Your Health) Is The Health Of The State
C4SS News Analyst Thomas L. Knapp on government ratcheting up the cost of health care and what to do about it.
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