"How US Conservatives Lost Touch With Reality"---Faheed Zakaria may not be the first writer one thinks of as far as whistle-blowers go, but when he sees an economic or political trend going awry,IMHO, he is one of the best at articulating the problem and/or crisis.
"What we do know is that of the world's richest countries, the U.S. has by far the greatest involvement of free markets and the private sector in health care. It also consumes the largest share of GDP, with no significant gains in health on any measurable outcome. We need more market mechanisms to cut medical costs, but Republicans don't bother to study existing health care systems anywhere else in the world. They resemble the old Marxists, who refused to look around at actual experience. "I know it works in practice," the old saw goes, "but does it work in theory?"
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