Cell A represents pure “socialized medicine” such as the V.A. health system. In that system government performs all of the basic functions listed in the article. Cells A to F represent “social insurance” systems. In these, government performs the financing and risk-pooling fu
This has been quite a week for American politics—from Denver to the Twin Cities. As you pointed out in your
John Kavanaugh, S.J., is one of those scholars who enriches every dialogue to which he brings his voice. I’ve long admired his provocative scholarship challenging the consumerist orientation of the American culture. The challenging “ethics across the curriculum program” that he directs at St.