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by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 17:02 (238 days ago) @ frostbite

If European countries can provide medical care to all, why is the US so retarded in this regard? As a young man in Vienna, I came down with the flu. Our doctor came to the house. No charge.

The stark differences were result of the way the two systems handled health care during World War II.

The United States System An Accident of History

The European System War and Trauma

During World War II, United States companies began offering health care as an incentive to hire workers because they were prohibited from raising wages. After World War II, there was a movement in the United States to copy what Europe had done. However, the U.S. companies said, "Not to worry. We will continue to provide health care to our employees. If you have a job, you will have health care!" Ah, and the unions and workers believed them. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha.

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