Zak Young
3 min readFeb 25, 2021

National Pharmacare is Just Incremental Socialism

Both the NDP and the Liberal Party of Canada have been agitating for some time for a national pharmacare program. Despite the fact that the Trudeau liberals have run a four hundred billion dollar deficit this year, (and plan to run a deficit of at least a hundred billion next year), the social democrats want yet another sector of the Canadian economy nationalized by the state. You would think, given the failure of socialized medical insurance (Canada has some of the worst health care results among OECD nations because of state efforts to smother private health care options) the politicians and academics…