The Coronavirus is our Neoliberalism Wake Up Call

I read today about a 17 year old boy in Lancaster, CA died due to complications from the Coronavirus. He didn’t have any previously reported health conditions. He was denied treatment at a hospital because he didn’t have health insurance. He was turned away because he couldn’t afford to live. This boy, like many in America, the richest nation in the world, wasn’t worthy of life. We can’t afford it. It’s too costly to insure the nation. We don’t want to be Communist China or the U.S.S.R in the 80’s. The free market will provide and we will better off without any sort of…