U.S. healthcare disgrace: “GoFundMe-care” symptomatic of extreme inequality
Salon March 13, 2019
America’s healthcare system is held together with bubble gumAnybody who has spent time on social media has come across the heartwarming tales of people — many of them strangers — pitching in to help somebody in need. Often these stories involve medical problems, and the donations may make the difference between life and death.
There is no doubt that these anecdotes represent the best of humanity — but they also illustrate the widening rift between the haves and have-nots, as well as the abject failure of the US to fix an atrocious healthcare system. Rama Juturu2019-03-13T23:46:34-04:00