Is it time to panic about financialization?

Financialization is the term used to describe the transformation of a society or economy from a profit-making one into a system that relies more on government subsidies and corporate welfare.

But there are many different ways to look at this phenomenon and its potential impacts, and what is at stake for people who depend on social welfare programs and the financialization of health care. 

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