Sicko: Socialized Medicine
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Former First Lady Hillary Clinton championed a socialist approach to affordable health care so that all Americans would have coverage. Her plan sparked national debate, and references were made to the 1962 short film, "Red Nightmare," because her plan called for heavy government control.

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  1. Why are we so afraid of socialized medicine? Who benefits from scare tactics like this?

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    analyze causes and effects of events and social issues such as immigration, Social Darwinism, eugeni...
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    identify the historical origins and characteristics of socialism
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