An economist and a journalist have co-authored an opinion piece for The Globe and Mail (Governments Should Fund) urging public funding of birth control just as it funds HIV prevention.
Sure, if wishes were horses then beggars would ride. More important is to state the truth by facing reality and understanding your relationship to it.
Governments don’t fund anything. They can’t because they don’t produce anything. Production precedes consumption.
Today’s governments loot the productive in society and lavish spending on the politically influential, be they the whinging beggars at one extreme, or the utopian economists, journalists and other intellectuals at the other.