#992 The illness at the heart of our for-profit health care system

Air date: 2-19-16

Direct Download

Today we look at how corporations have worked diligently to maximize the profits of insurance and pharmaceutical companies at the expense of America’s general health and budget and then used those profits to buy politicians to ensure the system never changes

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Is Pharma the Most Evil Industry? (w: Josh Zepps) - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date 09-28-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Get Up and Go - Broadcast 2000


00:05:49 Ch. 4: Act 2: HUGE Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Universal Healthcare - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date 01-20-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Until the Water Goes Down - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin


00:09:32 Ch. 6: Act 3: Hillary Fights Dirty on Healthcare! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 01-13-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: 1901 - Phoenix


00:17:14 Ch. 8: Act 4: Dr. Sidney Wolfe talks on the vultures of Big Pharma and how they rigged the system - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 1-16-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Something Good Can Work - Two Door Cinema Club


00:31:36 Ch. 10: Act 5: Hillary, FOR Single Payer Until She's Suddenly Against It... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 01-14-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Ask Your Doctor - Don Arbor


00:38:04 Ch. 12: Act 6: Howard Dean Becomes Health Care Lobbyist, Suddenly Against Single Payer Healthcare - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 01-20-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Profit - The Mammals


00:42:50 Ch. 14: Act 7: The True Price Of Prescription Drugs - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-02-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) - Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand


00:47:23 Ch. 16: Act 8: How the Health Insurance Industry Fights Single Payer - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 01-14-16

Ch. 17: Song 8: It Goes On and On - The Avett Brothers


00:51:29 Ch. 18: Act 9: Actually, UK's National Healthcare Is Excellent - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 03-07-15


01:01:01 Ch. 19: Final comments on the last 3 1/2 weeks of focus on the problem with our economic system

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

Thanks for listening!

Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com

Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores!

Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft

Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft

Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com

Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.