Old but still true: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128077723
How about permanent sick leave for all government workers. Preferably unpaid.
Perhaps it shouldn’t have been corrupted to mean something else then.
Covid is hurting iPhone production, so there’s a shortage.
“Is their goal profit like the private sector?” Sadly no, for the most part, though public unions, graft, and trading on inside information give some lie to that. If their goal were profit then they would work to fulfill a need without coercion. Their goal is power.
And if insulin were free people would rush out to find other uses for it. In normal circumstances, that’s one advantage of capitalism: prices are a signal for resource allocation and influence invention. But it breaks down under price manipulation through fiat (or fraud).
“cut out the middle men who profit”: you realize the apparatchiks are middle men, right?
You subsidize something, you get more of it. Subsidizing health care causes prices to increase because you’ve increased demand without increasing supply. Alternatively, you create an incentive to capture the subsidy through increased prices, as in education.
More that one, in fact! the point is, the roots of even modern stories are something you should be a complete expert on, and that can be fascinating!
I always thought any meal that includes improperly cooked (i.e. not deep fried) kale was a bad meal. That also goes for tofu.