The US might well be the obvious example of healthcare profiteering, but its opponents rarely acknowledge that this was no one’s idea of a system. There was no over-all design behind it. It evolved over time into the beast it now is. Derided and decried, it is now a vast industry with the resources and connections to protect itself from interference. Critics of the US healthcare system rarely talk about why this system arose, and fail to spot why it might just be too late to change.  ... read more