The perils of privatization | Arkansas Blog

Friday, July 11, 2008

The perils of privatization

Posted By on Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 6:12 AM

Krugman has a good explainer on the importance of a Medicare vote in the Senate this week. We can hope that expanded Democratic margins in 2009 will drive a stake through the heart of the Republican efforts to privatize Medicare, a financially ruinous idea that is also ruinous in the long run to universal care, particularly for the poorest Americans.

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