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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition


For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory


There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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The Week in Review: August 27, 2016

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism


The larger government becomes, the more important it is to have it on your side.

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Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

EducationHealthPolitical Theory


Americans enjoy one of the world's highest incomes levels. But their fondness for spending means they have have relatively low levels of wealth.

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The Lack of EpiPen Competitors is the FDA's Fault

Big GovernmentHealth


The price of EpiPens has increased dramatically and many are calling for more regulation in health care.

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How Government Ruined American Sodas

Corporate WelfareHealthInterventionism


Under a system of tariffs, subsidies, and restrictions, we get companies like Coke and Pepsi producing collectivist drinks for the masses.

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The Pharma-Fed Doctor

HealthMedia and CultureTaxes and Spending


It is true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments.

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Free-Market Medicine: The Role of the Large Medical Firm

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship


In a free-market healthcare system, doctors would join together to form large firms to offer the benefits of specialization and economies of scale.

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Obesity Increases: Is Capitalism to Blame?



The data suggests the vast majority of Americans have access to healthy food. Some people choose not to eat it.

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Why Health Care Costs Exploded After World War II

HealthU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism


The advent of health insurance and regulated health care brought a new era of rampant health care inflation.

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