Euthanizing Health Care

KtBnik Ann Neumann makes her debut at our far-more-serious sister site — sisters in the general universal fellowship of religion sites, not in any financial or institutional way — Religion Dispatches, with the question, “Will Euthanasia Kill Health Care?”

I was under the impression that it was this gang of the six most soulless people in America who’d do it in, a bipartisan round table at which the most provocative idea is a chocolate covered potato chip. Oh, wait — maybe that is euthanasia.

Jeff Sharlet is a founding editor of Killing the Buddha, coauthor with Peter Manseau of Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible (2004) and co-editor of Believer, Beware (2009). Sharlet is also the author of Sweet Heaven When I Die, (2011), C Street, (2010), and the New York Times bestseller The Family (2008).