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.”
Hurricane Harvey brings to mind the devastation of predecessors like Katrina, whose death toll would have been reduced had the Bush administration accepted Cuban doctors.
Of the many stories written about Hurricane Katrina in autumn 2005 and its devastating consequences, one crucial element is virtually overlooked. During the all-important hours after the tropical cyclone laid waste to sections of south-eastern United States, the Bush administration ignored the aid of its Cuban neighbor. Cuban