Re: More Green Party

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Thu Jun 29 2000 - 21:55:01 MDT

At 06:08 PM 29/06/00 +0100, "Bryan Moss" <> wrote:

>I don't think it's too presumptuous of me to suggest that
>the thriving US biotech industry is due in no small part to
>the lack of a government monopoly in health care.

This might possibly be so. Then again, I see in the papers that the cures
to flu and HIV infection have been developed by Australian labs. They have
then been sold to the people with the most money, but brilliant innovation
hasn't been noticeably stifled. Australians, pitiful victims of raging
socialism though we are, developed in vitro technology and a lot of the
fundamental work in immunology.

It's a complex issue.

Damien Broderick

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