: : What does 'effective demand' tell the proletariat then? Get screwed, right?
: It tells them that the medical providor wants more than a dollar before he/she/they do go about their business
SDF: And so, since many working people don't have that dollar, the answer is, "get screwed," just as Barry Stoller said. The "tough luck factor," Gee's favorite ideology for victims of injustice, is doubtless on its way to rescuing Gee's argument.