Health care is universally among the most regulated sectors. In most nations, heavy regulation of the supply of health care goods and services care is coupled with marked centralization of the payment for medical care. The United States has a far less centralized but still highly regulated system characterized by its unique private components. More than 200 million Americans, including most seniors on Medicare, use private insurance.
Does restricting immigration necessarily reduce unemployment? In the long run, it doesn’t, as there is an infinite amount of work to be done. If you doubt that, think of another group that entered the labor force, a group that, from 1950 to 2000, was a more important entrant over that time than immigrants. The group is women.
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the clinical and societal response to the pandemic. As more states reopen, what will day-to-day life look like? How is health care inequality being addressed?
Paul Mirengoff engaged a portion of Victor Davis Hanson’s brief comments on the tear down all the things phase of our current revolutionary moment. Paul linked to, and commented on, the Daily Caller story and accompanying video of the segment with VDH on Tucker Carlson Tonight this past Monday.