609 – Topics


00:03 Symptoms of the disease: socialized health care, affordability and access, news accounts of current health care crisis, personal experiences

16:35 History and principles: Canada Health Act, public administration, comprehensiveness, universality, portability, accessibility, exploding health care costs, taxes and deficits, Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), failures of system, doctors blamed

39:45 Not free but affordable: America’s Medicare flaws, socialized health care’s moral vacuum, capitalism and socialism, Ontario rejects private health care and ‘two-tier’ medicine,

50:50 The sacred cow: rational solutions to health care services precluded by irrational health care principles, socialized health care an obligation – not a right, privatizing the consumer, the case for helping the poor

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