Democratic socialism failed Italy’s healthcare system. Private markets are saving it.
Michael Kovnick is a businessman and blogger. A Southern California native, he now lives lives with one foot in Tampa, Florida, and the other in Italy. He is a strong believer in the power of truly free and open markets, and the amazing things that can happen when people are left free to innovate. He is also a history buff with a deep love for principles that led to the the founding of the United States, and a passion for understanding the missteps that have led the U.S. away from its founding vision.
Italy had dug itself into such a hole with decades of democratic socialism, that freeing people was easier said than done.