When the pandemic officially ends, millions of Americans will lose federal health coverage. For-profit health industry contractors are poised to massively cash in on their misery and precarity.
Libby Watson, a former staff writer for the New Republic, is the author of Sick Note, a Substack newsletter focused on the broken American health care system.
Journalist Libby Watson started a newsletter to document the horrors of the US’s profit-driven health system. She spoke to us about the insurance industry’s windfall COVID-19 profits, Joe Biden’s phantom public option proposal, and how growing up with Britain’s National Health Service made her experiences with America’s grotesque system all the more enraging.