• Britain, with the most completely socialized health system in the West, now spends the lowest fraction of GNP on health care of any major nation. There are frequent complaints of excessive waits for elective surgery and other inconveniences, but British citizens live slightly longer than Americans, on average, and our overall health conditions are comparable.

    Robert Kuttner (1984). “The economic illusion: false choices between prosperity and social justice”, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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