Urgent care facilities, though they have their benefits, do not rectify the failings of the government to take care of people. In the words of Pete Volk, it is “single-payer or bust.”
The mainstream media’s fixation on a small fraction of patients distorts the Amercian healthcare system’s myriad of real problems.
The recent collapse of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act demonstrated that the GOP’s tireless obsessions—free market platitudes and tax cuts for the wealthy—contribute absolutely nothing to fixing the American healthcare system. Unfortunately, that was the only thing made clear by media coverage of