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We have the Bill of Rights and we have civil rights. Now we need a Right to Care, and it's going to take a movement to get it.
Research support for this article was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.
With his recent speech on healthcare, Bill Bradley has moved the
worsening plight of the uninsured back into the spotlight.
In early December 1984, an undercover police officer named Marcellus Ward met with a pair of heroin dealers above a candy store in southwest Baltimore.
The single-payer system, it was said,
Has faults that go beyond the fact it's Red:
If any faceless bureaucrat decreed
That surgery the doctor says you need
Almost three times as many people, most of them in tropical countries of the Third World, die of preventable, curable diseases as die of AIDS.
Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.
Beverly Enterprises controls more than 60,000 nursing-home beds, more than any other company worldwide.
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