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Weekend Health Policy Links

Laurie Garrett has a thoughtful piece on the precarious state of the health care system in Cuba in the latest issue of Foreign Affairs. For those who don’t want to spend 99 cents on the article, John Graham has a post on it over on Critical Condition.

Michael Cannon does a persuasive job taking down Jonathan Gruber’s defense of the Massachusetts health care system in the Wall Street Journal.

Philip Klein reports on the renewed push for single-payer health care at the Netroots Nation 2010 conference in several posts. The speeches that he refers to, from Melinda Gibson,  Harry Reid, and others will be posted on-line by the conference organizers after its conclusion.

Avik Roy — Avik Roy is the President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP.org), a non-partisan, non-profit think tank.

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