Bernie Sanders is not a new Mao or Marx. He’s really just a modern New Dealer, and he’s recycling old New Deal plans and rhetoric. And, just like the original, Sanders’ New Deal will do nothing to end our current economic malaise.
While doctors and nurses become more scarce, the number of health care administrators continues to go up. The role of these administrators is to aggregate and centralize data, although there is no evidence this increases the value of health care.