If the freedom of individuals -- to exploit, to injure and kill, to encite -- were allowed to trump all other rights, it would be a frightening world indeed. Just read a history book if you don't believe me.
Idios in Ancient Greek meant private, and only someone not in their right mind would choose to ignore the fact that all private interests depend on the public good. We are idiots if we ignore this, or vote for politicians that do.
American capitalism requires workers. Workers, young and old, require health care. We can't allow them to be treated like inhuman resources, that can be consumed, and the residue conveniently and cheaply disposed of.
INTERVIEW: "Foreign policy as part of presidential campaign coverage is mostly done by people who don't have a sophisticated understanding of the issues. The goals of U.S. policy are never questioned, just the tactics."