I speak to Michael about his stance on Ukraine, on what it means to be contrarian under forced context collapse, on a possible escalation of the war, sanctions, the involvement of western NGOs, “do-something-ism” and much more.
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Graeme Wood about the problem of gun violence in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Michael Cannon, author of a brand new study explains why a majority of US residents get insurance via their employers, when almost nowhere else in the world does this. Plus; what’s so wrong about the term “employer contributions?” And how is our current system not actually very indistinguishable from one with an individual mandate?
Talk about “agency capture.” The American Medical Association’s shadowy “RUC” panel tilts Medicare and Medicaid payments in favor of specialties like surgery and away from needed family care. No wonder it keeps its meetings secret.