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Two Tiered Medicine

Submitted by David Borden on
I discuss the two tiered medical system we have in the USA. The well off get Drs. Prescriptions. The poor go to jail. Class War and Treatment vs Recreation They are based on a series of articles in Slate by Tim Wu. The following is from Class War: I show exactly how conscience has been buried. We prefer to look the other way and make all kinds of excuses rather than looking at exactly what we are doing. If we faced it, we would have to see ourselves as kinder and gentler Nazis. We don't do mass murder. We do mass incarceration. Not exactly a step up we should be proud of. What exactly is the difference between a war on Jews and a war on the poor? Beats the hell out of me.

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