This logistical model is the engine of breakneck capitalism. But its fragility is now being exposed. Decades of deregulation, privatisation and market worship have left society vulnerable to the unbidden force of “just-in-time” supply chains.
Employer provided health insurance with low premium and out of pocket costs is an essential part of a decent job and a stable family. Every penny counts, and people who clean rooms and cook food for a living can't afford $5,000 or $10,000 deductibles and higher copays.
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