Democrats, Health Care Monopolies, and Market Failures

Market health care is a fatal disease

An abandoned, ruined hospital wing; in the foreground, a dancing Uncle Pennybags figure from the Monopoly game, he has removed his face, revealing a skull. Image: Nitram242 (modified) https://www.flickr.com/photos/25165196@N08/7082538687/ CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

As the US health care system reels under shortages and capacity issues, Matt Stoller reminds us that the brittleness of the US health care supply chain predates covid, and is directly attributable to monopolization, and its handmaiden, corruption.