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Nobel-Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman writes: Why markets can't cure healthcare

A concise, astute argument against all the "let the free market fix it" advocates. It seems to come down to the fact that market theory generally only applies to markets of fungible commodities, and health care is neither fungible nor a commodity.

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