health care costs (was Soviet and US Economy)

Les Schaffer godzilla at
Wed Jul 22 09:24:45 PDT 1998

Bond> Yet the need to devalue the fixed capital represented by

Bond> inner city hospitals or teaching/research facilities, and in

Bond> a manner that urgently seeks excessive absolute s.v

Bond> extraction, could not help but lead to a backlash of the

Bond> single-payer form.

Help!!!! can someone rephrase this sentence so a non-economist can understand it?

specifically, i have heard the concept of devaluing capital on this list before. what does it mean? also, what is s.v. extraction?

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