A lack of hospital beds, hospital staff, PPE, testing kits and facilities, ventilators and the sight of tents in parks doubling as hospitals make people critically aware of just how fragile the healthcare system they’re paying for really is.
Given the insurance premiums, tax dollars and government funding going into healthcare, fresh scrutiny of the profit being made in the industry is sharp.
“Are we dying because too much is being syphoned into corporate profit?” will be the question asked.
INCOME : OUTCOME GAP
As celebrities have their Marie-Antoinette moment online, as politicians point out the vast salaries of sports stars and as anger grows over the easy access to testing for the rich we start to examine the role that wealth had in survival - and the results aren’t pretty.