Cuba has free health care that can even include heart transplant and sex change. (Cubans enjoy the highest longevity and the lowest infant mortality rate in the Western Hemisphere.) Germany has the world's oldest universal health care system.
China did have free health care during the Cultural Revolution. (Some scholars attribute the spectacular growth that continues in China today, under joint venture capitalism, to the Cultural Revolution having built a foundation in health, science, technology, free education and thousands of schools in the countryside.
The Soviet Union under Stalin had free health care and education (during which Life expectancy increased by more than twenty years).
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations, 12/10/48
Article 25: "Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control."
U.S. billionaires in 'pledging' to charity, make it appear they are humanely making up for the Human Rights that have been stolen from us. The U.S. government was devious in signing on to the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the power elite having no intention at all to work toward compliance. America is run by the rich, who, when they feel forced to, here and there, pass laws passed to provide some selective citizen assistance. But basically, the Human Rights detailed in the United Nations Universal Declaration signed on continue to be ignored, substituted for with one tiny 'right,' that does not even include the Right to Live. 'America the brave' offers its own citizens only the 'right' to apply for charity
And this is the one 'right' the U.S. offers to the whole corporate "investmentized' globe, along with the more highly profiled American dream and 'right' to be clever and attempt to become a billionaire. A billionaire, who bases his right to be a billionaire on the depravation of the Human Rights of all of us. This allows the billionaires and millionaires as a group to use their cleverness to hire us, commodify us, commercialize us, conscript us and imprison us during their mad materialist insanity.
In most places, the billionaire dream is still being sold to fool enough of the people enough of the time. The clever still ride herd over us, challenged successfully only by a small minority of Mankind struggling to overcome desperate and brutal opposition from the billionaires' New World Order (somewhat more dangerous than the old world order that did not have America as the dictating single superpower).
This minority is strong and healthy and happier for being supremely aware that the cleverness that dooms children all over the face of the Earth is a form of insanity. Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King Jr. were not clever, not mentally unbalanced in egotism and fear of society. Their hearts, where their wisdom lay, were not disconnected from their brains.
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