Regulatory Capture in the Age of Covid

Source: Brownstone Institute
by Liam Cosgrove

“Our healthcare system is broken, a fact nobody would have disputed in pre-COVID times. Regulatory capture is a reality, and the pharmaceutical industry is fraught with examples. Yet we trusted private-public partnerships to find an optimal solution to a global pandemic, assuming a crisis would bring out the best in historically corrupt institutions. … Thankfully our public health guardians are in place to protect us from the greed and deceit of the private sector, right? Wrong. ” (11/05/21)