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17 5, 10:39pm
1) He didn't mention Marx in that post. 2) GDP isn't directly related to wages. 3) GDP isn't directly related to standard of living.
And so on. BTW, the USA is a good proof against having a purely privatized health care system. It's expensive (public health care doesn't have to make a profit), inefficient (hospitals in the US bill *insane* amounts for even the most basic operations simply because they assume everyone to have an insurance and having to negotiate with insurance companies to get the final bill), unequal and whatnot.
The only people who benefit from the US system are the wealthy and healthy.