The Republican replacement for the ACA (Obamacare) has been called many things, “mean,” “heartless,” and “an act of class warfare by the rich against the poor,” but I am going to add one more, the Republican healthcare proposal is unjust.

The proposal in question, currently the BCRA, is not a healthcare bill, despite the enormous effect on our healthcare system it is fundamentally a “budget bill,” a series of tax cuts on the wealthiest individuals and industries payed for by cuts to programs benefiting middle and lower-class Americans. …


Ben Perlin

Recent Graduate of Vanderbilt University With a B. E. in Computer Engineering and Neuroscience, Research Assistant in Department of Pharmacology

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