A new book asks whether capitalism is compatible with public health. (The answer is no) | Salon.com

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Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg thinks that capitalism is damaging to both human health and to the planet. And after reading his new book, “At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health,” it is hard to disagree. The food we eat is filled with toxins. The planet is heating up uncontrollably. And that was true long before 2020: since last year, we have learned the hard way that liberal capitalist societies like ours are barely capable of addressing their most basic responsibility, protecting public health.

A new book asks whether capitalism is compatible with public health. (The answer is no) | Salon.com