Socialized Medicine is Very Cost Effective

By: Monday August 8, 2011 8:27 am

The United Kingdom and Ireland, both countries which have what could only be considered socialize medicine programs, also have the two most cost effective health care systems in the developed world according a study in the Journal of Royal Society of Medicine. From the study: The biggest ratios, indicating the greatest cost-effectiveness, were in Ireland, [...]

Deficit Hysteria Aside, Economy Still Hard on Millions of Americans

By: Friday April 29, 2011 7:51 am

With Washington now terrifyingly obsessed with immediate austerity, despite the UK being a perfect example of how misguided such a move is right now, it is important for millions to realize that our economy is in no way back to stable. Two recent stories are great reminders that while the economy probably seems fine for [...]

Deficit Troubles? Try the Very Un-Radical Idea of Socialized Medicine

By: Tuesday April 12, 2011 1:05 pm

On his blog, Paul Krugman has suggested one “really radical” proposal to fixing our health care cost problem is to modestly expand socialized medicine in this country. But if you want a really radical proposal — but one that, unlike privatization, actually has strong evidence on its side — why not add a true public [...]