Why Do We Hate Poor People?

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You don’t have to look further than our attitude toward health care to see it’s true. The United States does not recognize universal health care as a basic human right. This means we believe that if you can’t afford to pay for medical treatment, you deserve to die.

Our society is largely based on a Darwinian view of competition, where if you don’t have something it must be because you’re a lazy asshole who only…