Healthcare: A Crisis of Artificial Scarcity

“Heathcare: 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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~ by rechelon on November 4, 2011.

One Response to “Healthcare: A Crisis of Artificial Scarcity”

  1. Love the argument but the PDF is messed up if you try to read it online.

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